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Creator:
Gerard Valk, 1651/2–1726, Dutch
after Adriaan van der Werff, 1659–1722, Dutch
Title:

Martin Bucer

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
undated
Medium:
Engraving on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 12 × 7 1/8 inches (30.5 × 18.1 cm) and Image: 11 3/4 × 6 15/16 inches (29.8 × 17.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Vol. 1 P.53"

Lettered, lower center: "BUCER | La douceur fut mon caractere, | Et je crus que la verite | Qui porte dans les coeurs un attrait qui sait plaire. | Persuade ien mieux que la serverite"; lettered, lower left: "Adrn. vander Werff pinx."; lettered, lower right: "G. Valk Sculps."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9813
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
curtain | frame (ornament area) | man | portrait | profile | tassels
Associated People:
Bucer, Martin (1491-1551), pastor
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32314
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