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Iohannes Banfi...

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Q,3.376

  • Title (object)

    • Iohannes Banfi...
  • Description

    Portrait, half-length, standing and looking to left, holding a retort in his left hand, wearing a collar with scalloped lace edge, over doublet; in an oval frame, with globe at top, mathematical instruments at left, flasks at right; first state, before text added below image; after Jacob Peter Gowy. 1644
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1644
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 76 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 53 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered on frame with the title and information about the sitter, at bottom centre: 'Ætat: suæ 68 / 1644', signed and dated at lower right: 'W Hollar fecit / Aqua forti 1644' and lettered at lower left with draughtsman's name: 'GOWY deli:'
  • Bibliography

    • Pennington 1982 1358 bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (German) 558.I (Hollar) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Post-binder)

  • Associated names

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    Q,3.376

Portrait, half-length, standing and looking to left, holding a retort in his left hand, wearing a collar with scalloped lace edge, over doublet; in an oval frame, with globe at top, mathematical instruments at left, flasks at right; first state, before text added below image; after Jacob Peter Gowy.  1644  Etching

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Portrait, half-length, standing and looking to left, holding a retort in his left hand, wearing a collar with scalloped lace edge, over doublet; in an oval frame, with globe at top, mathematical instruments at left, flasks at right; first state, before text added below image; after Jacob Peter Gowy. 1644 Etching

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