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Lambert Visscher after Michiel van Mierevelt

Portrait of Johannes Rutgersius (1589-1625), ca. 1677
The Hague, RKD – Nederlands Instituut voor [..]
Object information
Object category
print
Physical connection
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part of a book

opgenomen in: M. Balen, beschryvinghe der stad Dordrecht [...], Dordrecht 1677 (Van Someren I, nr. 137)
Support/medium
paper, copper engraving
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 184 x 136 mm
afmetingen binnen plaatrand
afmetingen van het (beschadigde) blad: 210 x 160 mm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription bottom left of the middle: Lamb. Visscher sculp.
  • inscription all around: IOHANNES RUTGERSIUS GUSTAVO MAGNO REGI A CONSILIIS ET LEGATIONIBUS.
  • inscription bottom (positional attribute): [linkerkolom:] Gustavo en gratum Magno caput; ille probati / Regibus eloquii consiliique potens, / Cor Veneris Latiæ Rutgersius, Attica Pitho, / Que[.]n Cirrha aßervit, nec minus aula, sibi. [rechterkolom:] His fretæ auspiciis populatrx Parca juventæ / Maxima spondentem rupit iniqua colum. / Tot merita heu meritisque dati fecistis honores, / Ut mors flebilior tam properata foret. / Nic. Heinsius D.F. Avunculo P.
Date
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c. 1677 (1670 - 1677)
Gebruikt in een boek dat in 1677 verscheen; mogelijk veel eerder te dateren want ca. 1673 vertrok Lambert Visscher naar Italie waar hij waarschijnljk ook overleden is.
Represented
IB number
Number related to the portrait iconography collection RKD.
2004968
Identification based on
opschrift
Artistically related
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Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Creation date: 2013-10-31; Last modified date: 2014-08-13

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