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Creator:
Robert van Voerst, 1597–1636, Dutch, active in Britain (from 1627)
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title:

D. Kenelmus Digbi Eques

Additional Title(s):

Sir Kenelm Digby

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 (1st state) on medium, slightly textured, browned, white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 5/8 × 9 7/8 inches (34.6 × 25.1 cm), Plate: 10 1/2 × 7 9/16 inches (26.7 × 19.2 cm), and Image: 8 7/8 × 7 3/8 inches (22.5 × 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "W.71 I"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "ex. c.24962"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "Published before 1636 | knight, [Pobilism] [H...] | b1603 | d 1665"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "W.71 1st state Extremely rare | Watermark 9 1640-45 | 2nd Edition B."

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

Lettered, lower center: "D. KENELMUS DIGBI EQUES | ant. van Dyck pinxit"; lettered, lower left: "R.V.Vorst Sculp."; lettered, lower right: "Mart. venden Enden excudit Cum privilegio"; lettered, lower right, in image: "IMPAVIDUM | FERIENT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10505
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:27795
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