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Self-Portrait

Portrait in fine black ink of a light-skinned young man with a prominent nose, soft features, and wavy shoulder-length hair. He wears a brimmed hat, a cape, and large collar.
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  • Portrait in fine black ink of a light-skinned young man with a prominent nose, soft features, and wavy shoulder-length hair. He wears a brimmed hat, a cape, and large collar.

Date:

1649

Artist:

Cornelis Visscher
Dutch, c. 1629-1658

About this artwork

A professional engraver and draftsman, Comelis Visscher produced almost 200 engravings-including portraits and genre scenes of his own design-in his short life.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Cornelis Visscher

Title

Self-Portrait

Origin

Holland

Date

Made 1649

Medium

Etching and engraving in black on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

136 × 90 mm (image); 139 × 93 mm (plate); 145 × 100 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace S. Oakley

Reference Number

1923.996

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