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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:
Aubertus Miræus Bruxellensis, Decanus Antuerpiensis
Date:
ca.1635
Medium:
Line engraving and stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/8 × 7 1/2 inches (27 × 19.1 cm), Plate: 9 5/8 × 6 7/8 inches (24.4 × 17.5 cm), and Image: 8 3/8 × 6 9/16 inches (21.3 × 16.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "G.H. has been scratched out"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "42"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: W.55 II | Watermark 2 1645-50"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "ex c.24962"

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

lettered, lower center: "AUBERTUS MIRÆUS BRUXELLENSIS | DECANUS ANTUERPIENSIS. | Ant. van Dyck pinxit"; lettered, lower left: "P.Pontius Sculp."; lettered, lower right: "Cum privilegio"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10473
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | book | button | coat | dean | historian | literary theme | man | portrait | religious and mythological subject
Associated People:
Miraeus, Aubert (1573-1640), Belgian ecclesiastical historian
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27460
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