- Museum number
- Object: Portrait of a Flemish Renaissance Donor
Portrait of a man, bust slightly directed to right, wearing a high hat; after Dirk Bouts
Etching and drypoint on JW Zanders cream laid paper
- Production date
Height: 247 millimetres (Plate mark measurement)
Height: 393 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
Width: 168 millimetres (Plate mark measurement)
Width: 292 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
- Curator's comments
- After the 1470 painting by Bouts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, inv.no.14.40.644, possibly cut down from a larger panel; see Catheline Périer-d'Ieteren, 'Thierry Bouts, L'oeuvre complet', 2005, cat.no.21.
For another impression of this print in the British Museum's collection see 1923,0417.68.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- John Christian purchased the print from Elizabeth Harvey-Lee, he retained the invoice (undated), the stock number 699240 corresponds with that written on the lower right hand side of the sheet. The invoice describes the print as:
"Peter Halm (Born 1854)
Portrait of a Flemish Renaissance Donor. Etching 62/100. Signed."
Acquired by the British Museum taped inside a cream, card mount.
With a label which provides the following information:
Born 1854. Professor of Engraving at Munich Academy.
66 Portrait of a Flemish Renaissance Donor
247 x 169 mm
Etching. signed in pencil. Numbered 62/100. On JW Zanders cream laid paper."
(The label has been retained with the invoice in John Christian's notes.)
This print is number 66 in Elizabeth Harvey-Lee's catalogue 'This Passion for Prints' Winter 2002.
John Christian annotated the page: "bought to go with Jasinski's after Van Eyck, etc."
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