- Cæsar Alexander Scaglia Abbas Staphardæ et Mandanices
- Line engraving and stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, browned white, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
- Mount: 13 5/8 × 10 15/16 inches (34.6 × 27.8 cm), Sheet: 9 11/16 × 7 1/8 inches (24.6 × 18.1 cm), and Image: 8 7/8 × 7 1/16 inches (22.5 × 17.9 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "W.64 5 state | c.24962"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "3b?"
Collector's mark: "G.A.C."; Watermark: "Foolscap"
Lettered, lower center:CÆSAR ALEXANDER SCAGLIA ABBAS STAPHARDÆ ET MANDANICES. | Ant. van Dyck pinxit | G.H."; 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. | Cum privilegio"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- 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
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Paulus Pontius, 1603–1658, Flemish, Cæsar Alexander Scaglia Abbas Staphardæ et Mandanices, ca.1635
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