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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:

Excellmus. Dominus. D. Joannes. Comes. Nassoviæ. Cattinelliboci. Vian Dietz. Etc

Additional Title(s):

John VIII, Count of Nassau-Siegen, Katzenelnbogen, Vianden, and Dietz, Marques of Monte Caballo, Baron of ronse and Beilstein

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, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 7/8 × 9 3/8 inches (32.7 × 23.8 cm), Plate: 9 1/2 × 6 15/16 inches (24.1 × 17.6 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 × 6 13/16 inches (22.2 × 17.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "G.H. has been scratched out"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "W 47 III"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "ex c.24962 | 43"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "1st Edition G.H. | W.57 III | Watermark 3b 1640-50"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "4 states | Rare"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "G.H. has been scratched out | A"

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

Lettered, lower center: "EXCELLMUS. DOMINUS. D. JOANNES. COMES. NASSOVIÆ. CATTINELLIBOCI. VIAN | DIETZ. ETC. EQUES. AUREI. VELLERIS. S. MACES. MARESCHALLUS. CATH. REG. | IN BELOGIO; EQUITUM. GENERALIS. ETC. | Ant. van Dyck pinxit"; lettered, lower left: "Paul Pontius Sculpsit"; lettered, lower right: "Cum privilegio"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10474
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:27472
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