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Creator:
Paulus Pontius, 1603–1658, Flemish
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title:

Gustavus Adolphus D.G.Rex Svec.Goth; et Vand, Magnus Princeps Finlandiæ Dux, Etc.

Additional Title(s):

Gustav II Adolf, King of Sweden

Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden

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 on medium, slightly textured, browned white, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 15 × 10 7/8 inches (38.1 × 27.6 cm), Sheet: 10 9/16 × 7 5/8 inches (26.8 × 19.4 cm), Plate: 9 3/4 × 7 inches (24.8 × 17.8 cm), and Image: 8 11/16 × 6 7/8 inches (22.1 × 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "W.51 | 3 state | Very Rare"; center left: "4 states"; lower center: "ex c.24962"; inscribed on mount in pen and black ink, lower left: "W.51 (3rd state)"; in graphite, upper left: "Watermark 5 ([...]) | 1650-55 | King of Sweden | 4 states | Very Rare"; lower center: "A"

Watarmark: "foolscap" Collector's mark: "G.A.C."

Lettered, lower center: "GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS D.G. REX SVEC. GOTH: | ET VAND, MAGNUS PRINCEPS FINLANDIÆ DUX ETC. | Ant van Dyck pinxit | G.H."; lettered, lower left: "Paul Pontius Sculp."; lettered, lower right: "Cum privilegio"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10464
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:27184
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