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Icones Principum Virorum / Andreas van Ertvelt

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Andreas van Ertvelt

    Title (series)

    • Icones Principum Virorum
  • Description

    Portrait of Andries van Eertvelt, half-length in front of a stormy seascape with a ship beyond, turned sharply away to the right and looking over his shoulder to the right, wearing a small lace collar and lace cuffs, buttoned doublet and cloak, with moustache and goatee, holding a scroll of paper in his right hand at the level of his abdomen; sixth state with initials of Gillis Hendricx burnished; after Anthony van Dyck Engraving


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1630-1645
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 247 millimetres
    • Width: 172 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the portrait, in two lines of Latin: "Andreas van Ertvelt / Pictor Triremivm Navivmqve Maiorvm Antverpiæ.". Lettered in lower margin with production details: "Ant.van Dyck pinxit", and "S. a Bolswert sculpsit.". Inscribed in pen and ink in top right corner: "78".
  • Curator's comments

    For another impression of the same state see 1935,1213.1.98; for an impression of the first state and comment see 1841,1211.43.

  • Bibliography

    • Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1991 100.VI bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 335 bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 60.VI (Van Dyck) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


Portrait of Andries van Eertvelt, HL. Published after 1645. Engraving


Portrait of Andries van Eertvelt, HL. Published after 1645. Engraving

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