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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:
Robertus van Voerst, Calcographus Londini
Date:
ca.1635
Medium:
Line engraving and stipple engraving (4th state) on medium, slightly textured, browned white, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 1/16 × 8 5/16 inches (28.1 × 21.1 cm), Sheet: 9 7/16 × 6 3/4 inches (24 × 17.1 cm), and Image: 8 1/2 × 6 1/2 inches (21.6 × 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "w.73 IV | ex c.24962"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "II.80 - IV"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, upper left: "Watermark 15 | 2nd Edition of G.H. 1660 | Engraver | b.1596 | died in London 1660 | 'Rare' | (5 states)"; inscribed in pen and black ink, on mount, lower left: "W.73 (4th state)"

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

Lettered, lower center: "ROBERTUS VAN VOERST, | CALCOGRAPHUS LONDINI, | G.H."; 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:
B1977.14.10509
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:27801
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