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Frontispiece from the "Iconography"

A work made of pen and iron gall ink on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of pen and iron gall ink on cream laid paper.


late 17th century


Unknown Artist (Italian, 17th century)
after Anthony Van Dyck (Flemish, 1599-1641)

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Anthony van Dyck


Frontispiece from the "Iconography"


Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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Pen and iron gall ink on cream laid paper


Inscribed recto, lower center, in pen and iron-gall ink: "Ritratti del medesimo Antonio / Vandick in num[ero] novanta."; lower right, in pen and iron-gall ink: "2"; verso, upper left, in pen and black ink: “papier…marque flamand (illegible)"; upper left, in graphite: "no. /26"; lower left, in graphite: "950ter"; lower right, in graphite: "25017(?)"


29.9 × 19 cm (11 13/16 × 7 1/2 in.)

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Gift of Monroe Warshaw in honor of Seymour Slive

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