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André Cantelmo

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (published)

  • Date:

    1643 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pontius, Paulus, born 1603 - died 1658 (engraver)
    Pontius, Paulus, born 1603 - died 1658 (publisher)
    Woutiers, Michaelina (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.3279-1960

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print, half-length portrait of a man, facing slightly left and wearing armour, a helmet on a table at right. In the left background is a portico and beyond is besieged city. The whole surrounded by an arched frame surmounted by a phoenix and with a panoramic landscape with troops in each spandrel.

Place of Origin

Belgium (published)

Date

1643 (published)

Artist/maker

Pontius, Paulus, born 1603 - died 1658 (engraver)
Pontius, Paulus, born 1603 - died 1658 (publisher)
Woutiers, Michaelina (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'A Rege Scotiae Duncano…Quanto Major Tanto Modestior / Michaelina Woutiers pinxit Paull. Pontius fecit exc. et Excelltiae. Suae Lub. Mer. Dedicavit. 1643. Cum privilegio.'
Lettered with name if sitter, 12 lines of verse

Dimensions

Height: 40.3 cm, Width: 29.8 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of André Cantelmo, engraving by Paulus Pontius after Michaelina Woutiers, 1643.

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.
Bibliothèque Nationale. Catalogue de la collection des portraits français. Paris: G. Rapilly, 1896-1911. 7 v.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Portico; Phoenix; Armour; Landscape; Soldiers; Helmet

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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