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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:

D. Franciscus de Moncada, Marchio Aytonæ, Comes Ossonæ, Vice-Come Cabreræ et Baas

Additional Title(s):

Francisco de Moncada, 3rd Marquis of Aitona

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, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 16 3/16 × 13 1/2 inches (41.1 × 34.3 cm), Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 13 × 10 1/16 inches (33 × 25.6 cm), and Image: 9 9/16 × 6 3/4 inches (24.3 × 17.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Watermark 8d | 1675-90 | Special G.H. Series | W.117 | 4th state 4 | [...] mentions that he | [possesses] [a] beautiful impression | in this state [&] on this paper"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "ex c.24962"

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

Lettered, lower center: "EXCELLMUS. D. FRANCISCUS DE MONCADA. MARCHIO AYTONÆ, COMES OSSONÆ. VICE- | COMES CABRERÆ ET BAAS, MAGNUS SENESCALCUS REGNI ARRAGONIÆ PHILIPPO IV, | HISPANIAR. INDIARUMO REGI A CONSILIIS STATUS, EIVSDEMO LEGATUS EXTRAORDIN ET | SUPREMUS MILITIÆ TERRA MARIO, IN BELGIO PRÆFECTUS."; lettered, lower left: "IN EIUSDEM MARCHIONIS | EFFIGIEM | EPIGRAMMA. | Arragonum sacro natusde Sanguine REGUM | MARCHIO, MONCADÆ Flos, Columenque Domus: | Vindice quo priscum revocauit BELGICA Robur; | Quo Duce Compressum BOUCHINIENSE Nesas; | Ardua qui veteris calcans vestigia DRUSI, | Edocuit fractumm vincula ferre MOSAM; | Et Batavum elatos frænans, Sueonumisque Furores | Asseruit forti Regia iura manu; | Sic oculos vultusque gerit. Sic Martius ardor | Et Phœbi mixtus Spirat in ore Decor."; lettered, lower right: "BREDA A BATAVORUM OBSIDIONE LIBERATA | ANN.M.DC.XXXIV. Septembr. die VIII Duchi Excellmi. Principis | D. FRANCISCI DE MONCADA. MARCHIONIS AYTONÆ & c. | Belgarum & Burgundionum Gubernatoris. | Igneus Auroræ venientis nuncius *ÆTHON | Ceu fugat adspectu nubila cuncsa suo, | Haud secius AYTONÆ generosus MARCHIO BREDÆ | Dum celer obsessæ Fulminis insfar ades F; | Attonitum validis pellit de mænibus hos Fem | Eminus & turpem cogit inire fugam. | MONCADA ô felix Belgi Tutela Sabusque, | Captiuas MOSÆ qui Tibi subdis aquas; | Armis cernenti Tibi quis certauerit? Hostem | Sobius pellit Nominis Vinbra Tui. | GEVARTIUS Pos."; lettered, lower right: "D. A. Van Dyck Eques. Pinxit. | Vorsterman Sculpsit"; lettered, lower right: "*A [...] | Equus Solis | Ouid. a. | Metam."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10554
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28074
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