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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:

Excellentissimus Dominus, D. Joannes, Comes Nassouiæ, Cattinelli Boci, vianden Dietz & c. Eques Aurei Vellieris. S.Ma. Cæs. Mareschallus Cath. Reg. in Belgio Equitum Generalis & c.

Additional Title(s):

Johann VIII Count of Nassau-Siegen

Part Of:

Collective Title: Icones Principum Virorum Doctorum Pictorum Chalcographorum Statuariorum Nec Non Amatorum Pictoriæ Artis Numero Centum

Date:
ca.1635
Medium:
Etching, engraving and stipple on medium, slightly textured, browned white, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 14 7/8 × 11 inches (37.8 × 27.9 cm), Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 9 9/16 × 7 15/16 inches (24.3 × 20.2 cm), and Image: 8 7/16 × 7 3/16 inches (21.4 × 18.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Watermark 10R | 1680 | W.164 [3] state"; lower right: "ex c.24962"

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

Lettered, center: "EXCELLENTISSIMUS DOMINUS. D. JOANNES. COMES NASSOVIÆ. CATINELLIBOCI. VIANDEN. DIETZ. & C. EQUES AUREI VELLERIS. S.MA: CÆS. MARESCHALLUS. CATH. REG. IN BELGIO. EQUITUM GENERALIS. & C."; lettered, lower center: "ILLUSTRISSIMÆ PRINCIPI. ERNESTINÆ DE LIGNE EIUSDEM D. COMITIS. UXORII D.D."; lettered, lower left: "A van Dyck pinxit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10583
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
Johan Maurits, Prince of Nassau-Siegen (Dutch colonial governor, 1604-1679)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28163
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