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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

Additional Title(s):

Cesare Alessandro Scaglia

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, blued white, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 13 9/16 × 11 inches (34.4 × 27.9 cm), Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 9 3/4 × 7 1/4 inches (24.8 × 18.4 cm), and Image: 8 7/8 × 7 1/16 inches (22.5 × 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "W64 V | ex c 24962"

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

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 mouens | Momenta rebus magna perplexis dedit. | P. Pontius Sculp."; lettered, lower right: "Sibi nunc silendo uiuit: actotum procul | Undare Mundum tacitus, e Portu intuens | Animum ad futura, doctus ex uisis parat. | Mart. vanden Enden excudit Cum privilegio"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10493
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:27637
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