- Museum number
Object: Justus Lipsius
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 Justus Lipsius, half-length in front of bookshelves partailly covered by a curtain, turned slightly to right with short hair, a beard and moustache, wearing a ruff and fur-trimmed cloak, his left hand raised in a gesture of teaching, his right between the pages of a book in front; sixth 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: 252 millimetres
Width: 167 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For an impression of the second state and comment see R,1a.167; 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/-".
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