158 | A Collection of 28 Engravings after Anthonis van Dyck, 18th C

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    Details

    • 28 copperplate engravings on wove paper
    • Various engravers like Paulus Pontius (1603-1658), Lucas Vorstermann (1595-1675) and Schelte a Bolswert (1586-1659)
    • After Anthonis van Dyck (1599-1641) – Flemish painter of the Baroque
    • With dry stamp ‘Musees Nationaux Calcographie du Louvre’; as well as each titled and inscribed
    • From Iconographie, ou Vies des hommes illustres du XVII. siecle, Amsterdam/Leipzig 1795 und später
    • Portraits of famous people from the 17th century, among them Daniel Mytens (1590-1647), Erasmus von Rotterdam (ca. 1466/67/69-1536) and Johannes van Mildert (1588-1638)
    • As addition Adam and Eve (1638) after Rembrandt van Rijn (1606 – 1669) – Dutch painter of the Golden Age
    • Partially matted
    • Plate dimensions: from 16.5 x 2.,5 to 21 x 27.5 cm
    • Provenance: private property Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
    • Expert estimate: € 800
    • This object is sold through the European office
  • Additional Information & Condition

    Additional Information & Condition

    The collection comprises following portraits:

    Johannes van den Wouwer (1574-1635)

    Johannes van Mildert (1588-1638)

    Daniel Mytens (1590-1647)

    Nikolaas Rockox jr. (1560-1640)

    Erasmus von Rotterdam (ca. 1466/67/69-1536)

    Jacob Jordaens (1593-1678)

    Wenceslas Cobergher (1560-1634)

    Theodorus Vanlonius (Théodore Vanloon) (1581/82-1649)

    Wolfgang Wilhelm (1578-1653)

    Paulus Pontius (1603-1658)

    Cornelis van der Geest (1575-1638)

    Lucas Vorsterman (1595–1675)

    Cornelius Schut (1597-1655)

    Theodoor Galle (1571-1633)

    Franciscus Franck

    Nicolas Fabricius de Peirese

    Martinus Pepyn

    Philip de Gusman

    Genevieve d'Urfe

    Caesar Alexander Scaglia

    D. Kenelmus Digbi Eques

    Theodore Rogiers

    Paulus Halmalius

    Lelio Blancatcio

    Ioannes de Wael

    Maria Ruten

    Jacobus Hamiltonius

    Portrait of an unknown gentleman with millstone collar

    As addition Adam and Eve (1638) after Rembrandt van Rijn (plate dimensions: 17,6 x 13,4 cm).


    Condition:

    The works are in age-related condition and partially bear heavier signs of wear. The sheet is slightly rippled and discolored, especially along the edges. Some foxing, handling creases, tears and stains can be seen. The edges are partially bumped.


    Anthonis van Dyck (1599-1641)

    The Flemish painter and graphic artist Anthony van Dyck was born in Antwerp and mainly painted portraits. He was a collaborator of Peter Paul Rubens. He received his artistic training with the painter Hendrick van Balen (1575-1632). In 1620, van Dyck traveled to England and soon entered into the service of James I. He studied works of the Italian Renaissance in the courtly art collection and was inspired by Veronese and Titian. In 1632, van Dyck moved to London. He there worked as court painter and portraitist for Charles I, who raised him to the peerage. The largest collection of van Dyck's works is still in the property of the English Crown. Further works are on display in important museum collections, including the Tate Britain in London and the Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum in Braunschweig. (nlu)

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