- Museum number
Object: Christiano D.G. Postulato
Series: Iconographie ou vies des hommes illustres du XVII. siècle ... les portraits peints par le fameux Antoine Van Dyck
Portrait of Christian, duke of Brunswick, half-length in front of a tree, directed slightly to the right but looking at the viewer and wearing a falling ruff, armour and badge of the Garter; his left arm held in a sash embroidered with intertwined B's; second state with titles and signatures; after Daniel Mytens; from a 1759 bound edition containing a series of 125 portraits, mainly of Van Dyck's Iconography (Arkstée & Merkus: Amsterdam and Leipzig)
- Production date
Height: 246 millimetres
Width: 175 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For an impression of the first state and comment see R,1a.126; for comment on Anthony van Dyck's Iconography portrait series see R,1b.47.
For more information on the bound volume see also 1935,1213.1.1.+.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Inscribed on the fly-leaf, in pen and ink: "Thomas Gibbs". Inscribed on the cover sheet, in pencil: "£10-10/-" (crossed out) and "£3-3/-".
- Prints and Drawings
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