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Icones Principum Virorum / Adam de Coster

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    R,1a.87

  • Title (object)

    • Adam de Coster

    Title (series)

    • Icones Principum Virorum
  • Description

    Portrait of Adam de Coster, half-length in front of a cloudy sky to left, column base to right, in profile to right but looking at the viewer, with mid-length hair, moustache and beard, wearing a buttoned doublet and ruff, his left arm resting on the column base, his right bent behind his back with his hand turned outward; sixth state with initials of Gillis Hendricx burnished; after Anthony van Dyck
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1630-1645
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 235 millimetres
    • Width: 165 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the portrait, in two lines of Latin:"Adam de Coster. / Pictor Noctivm, Mechliniensis.". Lettered in lower margin with production details: "Ant van Dck pinxit", "Petrus de Iode sculpsit.", and "Cum priuilegio".
  • Curator's comments

    For another impression of the same state see 1863,0509.901; and 1935,1213.1.125; for an impression of the second state and comment see R,1a.85.

  • Bibliography

    • Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1991 31.VI bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 56.VI (Van Dyck) bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 70.IV bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    R,1a.87

Portrait of Adam de Coster, half-length; sixth state; after Anthony van Dyck  Engraving

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Portrait of Adam de Coster, half-length; sixth state; after Anthony van Dyck Engraving

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