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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, et Astrologus Caroli Regis Magnæ Britaniæ

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 on medium, slightly textured, browned white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 × 9 11/16 inches (33.3 × 24.6 cm), Plate: 10 5/16 × 7 9/16 inches (26.2 × 19.2 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 × 7 5/16 inches (22.2 × 18.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphte, lower left: "W 71 II"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "ex c.24962"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "No.71 | IInd state | [Extremely] rare"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "A. ]Kobinoff Roslowsky] | Collection"

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

Lettered, lower center: "D. KENELMUS DIGBI EQUES | ET ASTROLOGUS CAROLI REGIS MAGNÆ BRITANIÆ"; lettered, lower left: "R.V.Vorst Sculp. | Ant. van Dyck pinxit."; lettered, lower right: "Cum privilegio"; lettered, in image, lower right: "IMPAVIDUM | FERIENT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10506
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:27798
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