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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    O,5.105

  • Description

    Portrait of the painter Maarten de Vos, aged 60, half-length turned to right, wearing a fur-trimmed coat; in lettered oval within allegorical frame (with two women holding a motto); first state before publisher's address; after Joseph Heintz
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1593 (c.)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 289 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 227 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered in Latin around portrait: "Martinvs de Vos Belga Antverpianvs Pictor Solertiss. Aetatis Svæ LX".
        Lettered in Latin below portrait, in cartouche: "Ad M. Vvlpivm in eivs imagine / Hinc Pictura tibi, hinc cedit Tritonia laurum / Illa manum Vvlpi, hæc suspicit ingenium."
        Signed in lower part of impression: "Jos: Heintz Inuen:" and "Romæ" and "G: Sadler scalpt:".
  • Curator's comments

    For other impressions, see O,5.87 and 1856,0913.260.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 340.I bibliographic details
    • Muller II 1853 5848 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    O,5.105

Portrait of the painter Maarten de Vos, aged 60, half-length turned to right, wearing a fur-trimmed coat; in lettered oval within allegorical frame (with two women holding a motto); first state before publisher's address; after Joseph Heintz  Engraving

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Portrait of the painter Maarten de Vos, aged 60, half-length turned to right, wearing a fur-trimmed coat; in lettered oval within allegorical frame (with two women holding a motto); first state before publisher's address; after Joseph Heintz Engraving

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