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I. van Galen

  • Object:

    Portrait drawing

  • Place of origin:

    The Netherlands (Possibly. The artist's portraits belong to a tradition established in the Low Countries. Although he is variously reported as going to England in 1687 or 1695, inscriptions on his drawings show that Faber was in Amsterdam in 1693 and 1696; his earliest London portrait, of the Dutch theologian Simon Episcopius (pen and ink on vellum), is dated 1698., made)

  • Date:

    1693 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Faber, John I (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink on vellum

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Penryn Milsted

  • Museum number:

    P.42-1939

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 5, box K

Physical description

Pen and ink on vellum portrait of I. van Galen

Place of Origin

The Netherlands (Possibly. The artist's portraits belong to a tradition established in the Low Countries. Although he is variously reported as going to England in 1687 or 1695, inscriptions on his drawings show that Faber was in Amsterdam in 1693 and 1696; his earliest London portrait, of the Dutch theologian Simon Episcopius (pen and ink on vellum), is dated 1698., made)

Date

1693 (made)

Artist/maker

Faber, John I (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink on vellum

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.875 in

Descriptive line

John Faber the Elder, depicting a portrait of I. van Galen. Dutch School, 1693.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1939, published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, London, 1950

Materials

Vellum; Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Portrait

Categories

Drawings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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