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Judith Meurs (née Cotermans)

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (printed)

  • Date:

    early 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pontius, Paulus, born 1603 - died 1658 (engraver)
    Codde, Pieter, born 11 - died 1678 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.3281-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 36

Physical description

Print, three-quarter-length portrait of a woman, facing slightly left, seated, within an oval border. Below is a cartouche surmounted by a skull.

Place of Origin

Belgium (printed)

Date

early 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Pontius, Paulus, born 1603 - died 1658 (engraver)
Codde, Pieter, born 11 - died 1678 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Codden pinxit P. Pontius sc:'
Inscribed in pencil with the name of the sitter and in ink

Dimensions

Height: 35.2 cm cut, Width: 22.2 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Judith Meurs (née Cotermans), engraving by Paulus Pontius after Pieter Codde, early 17th century.

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.
Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris. É Bouillon, 1854-1908.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Cartouche; Skull

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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