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Creator:
Lucas Vorsterman, 1595–1675, Flemish
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title:
Joannes Livens
Date:
ca.1635
Medium:
Line engraving, stipple engraving and etching (4th state) on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 11/16 × 9 7/16 inches (32.2 × 24 cm), Plate: 9 9/16 × 6 1/4 inches (24.3 × 15.9 cm), and Image: 8 5/8 × 6 1/8 inches (21.9 × 15.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "W.85"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "G.H. has been scratched out | W.85 4th state Rare | Watermark 2 1645-50 | 1st Edition"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "ex c.24962"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "W 85 IV"

Collectors mark: "G.A.C."

Lettered, lower center: "JOANNES LIVENS | PICTOR HUMANARUM FIGURARUM MAJORUM LUGDUNI BATTAUORUM."; lettered, lower left: "Ant. van Dyck pinxit. | Vosterman Sculp."; lettered, lower right: "Cum privilegio"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10524
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:27871
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