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Gulielmus Perkinsus Theologius Cantabrigiensis

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Frankfurt (published)

  • Date:

    1650-1652 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Theodor de Bry, born 1528 - died 1598 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 5

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, half-length, facing half right.

Place of Origin

Frankfurt (published)


1650-1652 (published)


Theodor de Bry, born 1528 - died 1598 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Gulielmus Perkinsus Theologus Cantabrigiensis / Z.'
Lettered with 2 lines of Latin and


Height: 13.3 cm cut, Width: 10.2 cm cut

Object history note

This print was published as a plate in Bibliotheca Chalcographica by J. J. Boissard, first published in Frankfort-am-Main, 1650-1652.

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of William Perkins, D.D., engraving by Theodor de Bry, 1650-52.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
O'Donoghue, Freeman. British Museum: Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1908-25.



Subjects depicted

Theologian; Clergyman


Portraits; Prints; Royalty


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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