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Creator:
Schelte A. Bolswert, 1586–1659, Dutch
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:
Stipple engraving and line engraving, (2nd state) on medium, slightly textured, blued white, laid paper, mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 10 15/16 × 6 7/8 inches (27.8 × 17.5 cm), Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 9 3/4 × 6 3/8 inches (24.8 × 16.2 cm), and Image: 8 7/8 × 6 3/8 inches (22.5 × 16.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "w.22 II | c.24962"; inscribed in pen and black ink, on mount, lower left: "W.22.(2nd state)"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower right: "9"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, upper left: "Watermark 7a | 1640-60 | celebrated writer | b1547 d 1606 | Very Rare | (4 states)"

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

Lettered, lower center: "CLARISSIMUS JUSTUS LIPSIUS HISTORIOGRAPHUS | REGIUS PROFESSOR CONSLIARIUS ETC."; lettered, lower left: "Ant. van Dyck pinxit | S.a Bolswert Sculp."; lettered, lower right: "mart.vanden enden excudit cum privilegio"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10419
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:26733
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