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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:
Illustrissmus Ambrosius Spinola, Marchio Sest I
Date:
ca.1635
Medium:
Line engraving and stipple engraving (2nd state) on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 9/16 × 9 1/8 inches (34.4 × 23.2 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 × 7 inches (26 × 17.8 cm), and Image: 9 7/16 × 6 3/4 inches (24 × 17.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "G.H. has been scratched out"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "w.92 II"; inscribed in graphte, lowr right: "ex c24962"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "W.92 II | Watermark 7b (Transition mark) | ab[]1660"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "G.H. has been scratched out"

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

Lettered, lower center: "ILLUSTRISSMUS. PRINCEPS AMBROSIUS. SPINOLA, MARCHIO. SEST I. | ET. VENAFRI. DUX. SANSEUERIN, EQ. AUR. VELLER. ARMOR. ET. EXERCIT. | CATHÆ. MAITIS. IN. BELG. PRÆFECT. ET. GUBERNAT. GÑALIS. | Ant. van Dyck pixit"; lettered, lower left: "Vorsterman Sculp."; lettered, lower right: "Cum privilegio"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10534
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:28024
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