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Hendrick Goltzius

Portrait of Hans Bol (1534-1593), 1593 gedateerd`
The Hague,
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Object information
Object category
print
Support/medium
paper, copper engraving
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 260 x 181 mm
plate
sheet: 266 x 187 mm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription lower left: HG. [intertwined]
    monogram of the artist
  • inscription all around: IOANNES BOLLIVS MECHLINIENSI PICTOR. ÆT. LVIII. A.° M. D. XCIII.
  • inscription bottom (positional attribute): Cælatam vitrici effigiem Francisce tuêre, / Virtutem spectato magis, vitamq[ue] probatam, / Pictricem admirâre manum, qua florida Tempe, / Et nemus Alcinoi penicillo æquauit amenum / Dedicat hanc grato tibi pectore Goltzius, at tu / Pignus amicitiæ læta cupe mente, manuq[ue].
    dedication by Goltzius to the sitter's stepson Frans Boels
Current attribution
Hendrick Goltzius
Date
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dated 1593 (1593)
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Represented
IB number
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2014457
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Entered on: 2016-12-08; Last modification: 2017-10-04

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