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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:
Cæsar Alexander Scaglia Abbas Staphardæ et Mandanices
Date:
ca.1635
Medium:
Line engraving and stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, browned white, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 14 15/16 × 11 1/16 inches (37.9 × 28.1 cm), Sheet: 9 15/16 × 7 3/8 inches (25.2 × 18.7 cm), Plate: 9 3/4 × 7 3/16 inches (24.8 × 18.3 cm), and Image: 8 7/8 × 7 1/16 inches (22.5 × 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "W b 64 II state | state extremely rare | ex c. 24962"

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

Lettered, lower center: "CÆSAR ALEXANDER SCAGLIA ABBAS STAPHARDÆ ET MANDANICES | Ant van Dyck pinxit"; lettered, lower left: "Hic quem tacentem nobilis finxit manus | Nuper diserta Principes lingua Regens | Momenta rebus magna perplexis dedit. | P. Pontius Sculp."; lettered, lower right: "Sibi nunc Silendo uiilit : actotum procul | Undare Mundum tacitus e Portu intuens | Animum ad futura doctus ex uisis parat | Mart vanden Enden exudit Cum pribilegio"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10491
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ambassador | cape | clergyman | diplomat | leaning | man | mustache | pillar | portrait | religious and mythological subject
Associated People:
Scaglia, Cesare Alessandro (1592-1641), Italian cleric and diplomat
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27629
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