studio of Philips Galle after Frans Pourbus (I)

Portrait of Franciscus Sonnius (1506-1576)
The Hague, RKD - Nederlands Instituut voor [..]
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paper, copper engraving
rectangle (portrait format) 175 x 117 mm
afmetingen binnen plaatrand
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1552 - 1612
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pschrift bovenaan: 'Decessit Antuerpiae prid: Kal. Quinct. M. DLXXVI. AEt. LX.'Onderschrift: 'FRANCISCVS SONNIVS, PRIMVS ANTVER= / PIENSIVM EPISCOPVS. / [in cursieve letters:] En nouus hic tenebras dispellit Phoebus ab orbe / Belgarum, hinc nomen Belgica lingua dedit. / Eia age, pressa diu, Virtus animosa resurge, / Atra nec haereseos nubila commoueant. / An vero, Impietas didicit si temnere Solem, / Miraris? gaudent crimina nocte tegi. / Balth. Moretus.'Genummerd linksonder: '2.'.Gebruikt in: A. Miraeus, Illustrium Galliae Belgicae scriptorum icones et elogia [...] Antwerpen 1604 of in de uitgave van 1608 (Van Someren I, nr. 129)Literatuur: Muller 5020; Van Someren I, p. 126; Hollstein, PhilipsGalle, dl. 4 (2001), p. 177 met afb.Beschrijving: bonnet met oorklep, mozzetta (schoudermantel met knoopjes en capuchon), superplie.
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Entered on: 2009-07-07; Last modification: 2017-02-15


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