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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:
Joannes Wildens, Pictor Ruralium Prospectuum Antuerpiæ
Date:
ca.1635
Medium:
Line engraving and stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, browned white paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 × 9 3/8 inches (33 × 23.8 cm), Plate: 9 5/16 × 7 inches (23.7 × 17.8 cm), and Image: 8 3/8 × 6 7/8 inches (21.3 × 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "W.70 III"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "ex c 24962"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "landscape painter b.1584 | d.1644 | W.70 III | Watermark 8b | 1640-50 (Intermedial); inscribed in graphite, verso, lower lft: "(5 states) | Extremely rare"

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

Lettered, lower center: "JOANNES WILDENS | PICTOR RURALIUM PROSPECTUUM ANTUERPIÆ."; lettered, lower left: "Ant. van Dyck pinxit | Paul du Pont Sculp."; lettered, lower right: "Cum privilegio"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10504
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:27784
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