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attributed to Johannes Wierix

Portrait of Pieter Bruegel (1526/1530-1569)
The Hague,
whereabouts
Object information
Object category
print
Support/medium
paper, copper engraving
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 20,10 x 12,40 cm
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Current attribution
attributed to Johannes Wierix
Date
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1554 - 1635
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IB number
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2013594
Identification based on
opschrift
Notes portrait
Afmetingen: afmetingen van het verknipte blad.Met adres linksonder: 'Th. Galle excud.'Opschrift rechtsboven: '19.'Opschrift bovenaan: 'Obijt Bruxellis anno 1570.'Onderschrift: 'PETRO BRVEGEL, PICTORI.' / [in cursieve letters, in 2 kolommen behalve de laatste regel:] Quis nouus hic Hieronymus Orbi / Boschius ingeniosa magistri / Somnia peniculoque, styloque / Tanta imitarier arte peritus, / Vt superet tamen interim et illum? / Macte animo, Petre, mactus vt arte. / Namque tuo, veterisque magistri / Ridiculo, salibusque referto / In graphices genere inclyta laudum / Praemia vbique, et ab omnibus vllo / Artifice haud leuiora mereris. / Dom. Lampsonius.'Voor de toeschrijving aan Jan Wierix zie Hollstein dl. 67 (2004).Derde staat.Voor de eerste staat zie IB 2012143.Gebruikt in de portretverzameling van H. Cock: Pictorum effigies [...]Antwerpen (Th. Galle) z.j. (Van Someren I, nr. 210c)De prent is afkomstig uit de beelddocumentatie van de afd. Oude Nederlandse Schilderkunst (2007).Literatuur: Van Someren I, p. 198; II, nr. 794c; Waller 1938, pl. XIII(als door Ph. Galle); Hollstein dl. 67 (2004), p. 170, nr. 2031, afb. op p. 175 (1e staat)Beschrijving: baret op kort haar, lange baard, kraag met geplooide rand over platte kraag, jas met knopen en lussen gesloten.
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Entered on: 2009-07-07; Last modification: 2016-09-30

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