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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:
Serenissimus Princeps Wolfangus Wilhelmus, D.G. Comes Palatinus Rheni, Dux Bavariæ
Date:
ca.1635
Medium:
Line engraving, stipple engraving and etching on medium, slightly textured, browned white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/2 × 12 3/4 inches (41.9 × 32.4 cm), Plate: 9 13/16 × 6 3/4 inches (24.9 × 17.1 cm), and Image: 8 9/16 × 6 5/8 inches (21.7 × 16.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "W.118 I"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "ex c.24962"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "W.118 1st state | Watermark II | 1630-40"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Not in P.M. | described by [...] | W120 | marks before [...] printings | in this [...] not in 90"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "[...]"

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

Lettered, lower center: SERENISSIMUS PRINCEPS WOLFANGUS WILHELMUS, D.G. COMES PALATINEUS RHENI, | DUX BAVARIÆ; JULIACI CLIVIÆ, ET MONTIUM, COMES VELDENTII, SPONIHEMII | MARCHIÆ, RAVENSBURGH ET MOERSIT DOMINUS IN RAVENSTEIN, ETC. | Cu Privileg."; lettered, lower left: "D.A.van Dyck Eques Pinxit."Vosterman Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10556
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:28134
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