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Creator:
Schelte A. Bolswert, 1586–1659, Dutch
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title:

Albertus, Princeps.Com. Aremberg. Princ. Barbanson. Com. Aigremontan, et Rup. in Ardenn. Vicecom. Davens, Par, Hannon, et Civit Leod. et Monti, In Hannon, Advocat, Perpet, Aur. Vell, Eq, Etc.

Additional Title(s):

Albert de Ligne, Prince of Barbançon and Arenberg

Part Of:

Collective Title: Icones Principum Virorum Doctorum Pictorum Chalcographorum Statuariorum Nec Non Amatorum Pictoriæ Artis Numero Centum

Date:
ca.1635
Medium:
Line engraving, (2nd state) on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 15 1/16 × 10 15/16 inches (38.3 × 27.8 cm), Sheet (trimmed to plate): 9 3/4 × 7 5/16 inches (24.8 × 18.6 cm), and Image: 8 11/16 × 7 1/16 inches (22.1 × 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "W.19.2nd state"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "from | C.24962"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, upper center: "Watermark 1 | 1640-50 | Prince of Barbançon | b.1600 | d.1670"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, center: "Almost as rare as first state | (4 states) | W.Sharp collection"; inscribed in pen and black ink, on mount, lower left: "W.19.(2nd state)"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower center: "A"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower right: "3"

Watermark Collector's mark: "G.A.C."

Lettered, lower center: "ALBERTUS, PRINCEPS, COM. AREMBERG. PRINC. BARBANSON. COM. | AIGREMONTAN, ET RUP, IN ARDENN, VICECOM. DAVENS. PAR | HANNON ET CIVIT LEOD. ET MONTI. IN HANNON. ADVOCAT. | PERPET. AUR, VELL. EQ. ETC."; lettered, loewr left: "S.a Bolswert Sculp. Ant. van Dyck pinxit"; lettered, lower right: "Mart. vanden Enden excudit Cum privilegio"

signed in pen and brown/black ink, verso, center left: "W.S."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10414
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26577
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