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Judith Meurs (née Cotermans)

  • Object:


  • 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:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


early 17th century (printed)


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

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

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


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.



Subjects depicted

Cartouche; Skull


Prints; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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