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Philippus Comes Pembrokiae / The Countesses

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1871,1209.1043

  • Title (object)

    • Philippus Comes Pembrokiae

    Title (series)

    • The Countesses
  • Description

    Portrait of Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke, three-quarter length, standing, facing front, with right hand on chest and left hand holding a glove propped on his hip next to the hilt of his sword, wearing a coat with lace frills and cuffs, with long hair; in ornate frame; after Anthony van Dyck; Engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1660-1663 (c.)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 326 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 242 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with name of designer, name of engraver with production and publication details: "Anton. Van Dyck. pinxit.", "Philippvs. Comes Pembrokiæ.", "Ætatis Suæ 18 o", and "P. Lombart sculpsit Londini et ex. Parisis avec Priuileige du Roy".
  • Curator's comments

    From a series of twelve, see 1868,0822.846.+ for comment.
    The portrait is based on Van Dyck's painting, now kept in Wilton House, Wiltshire, see S. Barnes, N. de Poorter, O. Millar and H. Vey, 'Van Dyck: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings', Yale & London, 2004, cat.no.IV.185.
    See also the copy in same direction by William Sherwin, P,2.195.

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  • Bibliography

    • O'Donoghue 1908-25 1 bibliographic details
    • Firmin-Didot 1876 1388 bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 260.II (Van Dyck) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1871

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1871,1209.1043

Portrait of Philip 5th Earl of Pembroke, three-quarter length, standing, facing front, with right hand on chest and left hand on hip, holding glove; in ornate frame.  c.1660 Engraving

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Portrait of Philip 5th Earl of Pembroke, three-quarter length, standing, facing front, with right hand on chest and left hand on hip, holding glove; in ornate frame. c.1660 Engraving

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