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Iohannes Henricus a Craenhals

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  • Title (object)

    • Iohannes Henricus a Craenhals
  • Description

    Portrait of Johannes Henry van Craenhals, nearly half-length, standing to right in a landscape, with head turned to look to front; wearing a cloak over his shoulders, and collar with scalloped lace edge over doublet; fields and buildings in the distance below; in an oval; after Jacob Peter Gowy. 1649


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1649
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 126 millimetres
    • Width: 96 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Titled below the portrait, lettered with production details on the sides of the oval: 'I. Gowy delin. / Londini' and 'WHollar fecit / Antwerpiæ 1649.'.
  • Curator's comments

    This plate was etched in Antwerp; after an unidentified portrait painted by Jacob Peter Gowy in London.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (German) 1061 (Hollar) bibliographic details
    • Pennington 1982 1382 bibliographic details
    • Muller II 1853 undescribed bibliographic details
    • van Someren 1888 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number



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