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Creator Robert van Voerst, 1597–1636, Dutch, active in Britain (from 1627)
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title Celeberrimus Vir Inigo Jones Præfectus Architecturæ Magnæ Brittaniæ Regis Etc.
Alternate Title(s) Inigo Jones, Welsh Architect
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, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions Mount: 15 1/2 × 10 3/16 inches (39.4 × 25.9 cm) Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 9 1/2 × 6 7/8 inches (24.1 × 17.5 cm) Image: 9 1/8 × 6 13/16 inches (23.2 × 17.3 cm)
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Lettering
Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "ex C 24962 | D79 | III | W.72", Collector's mark: "G.A.C." Watermark: "Foolscap", Lettered, lower center: "CELEBERRIMUS VIR INIGO JONES PRÆFECTUS ARCHITECTURÆ | MAGNÆ BRITTANIÆ REGIS ETC."; lettered, lower left: "Ant. van Dyck pinxit | R.V.Vorst Sculp."; lettered, lower right: "Cum privilegio"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.10507
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/2069852
People Represented or Subject • Jones, Inigo (1573–1652), architect and theatre designer
Subject Terms architect | beard | man | portrait | theater designer | trompe-l'oeil
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