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Theodoor Galle after Otto van Veen

Portrait of Justus Lipsius (1547-1606), 1607 of kort daarvoor
The Hague, RKD – Nederlands Instituut voor [..]
Object information
Object category
print
Support/medium
paper, copper engraving
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 220 x 149 mm
afmetingen binnen plaatrand
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription lower center: Theodorus Galleus delineauit et scuplsit.
  • inscription all around: IVSTVS LIPSIVS
    boven in de om het portret afgebeelde lijst
  • inscription bottom (positional attribute): Cum peteret VIRTVS, DOCTRINA, MODESTIA sculpi, / Mente, animo, vultu LIPSIVS instar erat: / LIPSI animum, mentem, vultum dum cælun se TRIAS ista dedit. / Quid faceret sculptor, quem ludit amabilis error? / Sedula, ne erraret, sculpsit vtrumque manus. / Plectite, securè nunc GLORIA FAMA coronas, Inuidiam pedibus VIRGO MODESTA premit. / H.R.
  • inscription upper center: MORIBVS / ANTIQVIS
    binnen lauwerktrans
  • inscription several: GLORIA / FAMA / DOCTRINA. / MODESTIA. / VIRTVS.
    van linksboven met de klok mee: opschriften bij de vijf afgebeelde personificaties
Date
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
1607 or shortly before (1600 - 1607)
De prent is gebruikt in een boek uit 1607.
Print/illustration included in
Justi Lipsi, Fama postuma, Antwerpen 1607 en in de tweede druk: Antwerpen 1613
Represented
IB number
Number related to the portrait iconography collection RKD.
2003623
Identification based on
opschrift
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Entered on: 2009-12-21; Last modification: 2016-03-03

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