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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:

Clarissimus Justus Lipsius Historiographus, Regius Professor Consliarius Etc.

Additional Title(s):

Justus Lipsius

Part Of:

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

Date:
ca.1635
Medium:
Line engraving and stipple engraving, (3rd state) on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 15 × 10 7/8 inches (38.1 × 27.6 cm), Sheet: 13 3/4 × 9 7/8 inches (34.9 × 25.1 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 11 1/4 × 8 inches (28.6 × 20.3 cm), Plate: 9 15/16 × 6 5/8 inches (25.2 × 16.8 cm), and Image: 8 7/8 × 6 5/16 inches (22.5 × 16 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "ex.c.24962 o."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "W.270"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "W.22 III"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, upper left: "Watermark 5 1650-55 | celebrated writer | Historian to the King of Spain | b.1547 | d.1606 | Very Rare | (4 states)"; inscribed in pen and black ink, on mount, lower left: "W.22.(3rd state)"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower center: "B"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower right: "6"

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

Lettered, lower center: "CLARISSIMUS JUSTUS LIPSIUS HISTORIOGRAPHUS | REGIUS PROFESSOR CONSLIARIUS ETC. | G.H."; lettered, lower left: "Ant. van Dyck pinxit | S. a Bolswert Sculp."; lettered, lower right: "Cum privilegio"

signed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower left: "[...] [jaterry] 1797";

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10418
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:26726
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