- Museum number
Object: Cæsar Alexander Scaglia
Series: Iconographie ou vies des hommes illustres du XVII. siècle ... les portraits peints par le fameux Antoine Van Dyck
Series: Icones Principum Virorum
Portrait of Abbé Cesare Alessandro Scaglia, half-length in front of a swagged curtain, looking towards the viewer, wearing abbots' dress, his left hand in a pointing gesture, his right off frame to the left; ninth state with initials of Gillis Hendricx burnished; after Anthony van Dyck; 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: 248 millimetres
Width: 183 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For an impression of the second state and comment see 1858,0417.1277; 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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