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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:

Celeberrimus Vir Inigo Jones Præfectus Architecturæ Magnæ Brittaniæ Regis Etc.

Additional Title(s):

Inigo Jones, Welsh Architect

Part Of:

Collective Title: Icones Principum Virorum Doctorum Pictorum Chalcographorum Statuariorum Nec Non Amatorum Pictoriæ Artis Numero Centum

Date:
ca. 1635
Medium:
Line engraving, stipple engraving and etching on medium, slightly textured, browned white, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 15 1/2 × 10 3/16 inches (39.4 × 25.9 cm), Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 9 1/2 × 6 7/8 inches (24.1 × 17.5 cm), and Image: 9 1/8 × 6 13/16 inches (23.2 × 17.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "ex C 24962 | D79 | III | W.72"

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

Lettered, lower center: "CELEBERRIMUS VIR INIGO JONES PRÆFECTUS ARCHITECTURÆ | MAGNÆ BRITTANIÆ REGIS ETC."; lettered, lower left: "Ant. van Dyck pinxit | R.V.Vorst Sculp."; lettered, lower right: "Cum privilegio"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10507
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architect | beard | man | portrait | theater designer | trompe-l'oeil
Associated People:
Jones, Inigo (1573–1652), architect and theatre designer
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27799
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