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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Portrait of Arnoud van Beresteyn, aged twenty-three, bust directed to right, wearing a ruff; printed from an oval portrait medal

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1579 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 45 millimetres
    • Width: 34 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered around oval: "TOUSIOURS OU IAMAIS. ÆTA 23.".
  • Curator's comments

    For another impression see also 1877,0811.1246. For an impression of the verso of the medal with the sitter's coat of arms, see also 1877,0611.1247.
    The preparatory silverpoint drawing is in the Teylers Museum, Haarlem (Reznicek 262).

  • Bibliography

    • Strauss 1977 114 bibliographic details
    • Hirschmann 1921 175 bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 175 bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 206 (Hendrick Goltzius) bibliographic details
    • van Someren 1888 358 bibliographic details
    • Bartsch III.61.192 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


Portrait of Arnoud van Beresteyn, aged 23, bust to r, within an oval  Engraving

Portrait of Arnoud van Beresteyn, aged 23, bust to r, within an oval Engraving

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