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Hendrik, Count van den Bergh

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (printed)

  • Date:

    early 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pontius, Paulus, born 1603 - died 1658 (engraver)
    Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (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 man, facing half right, wearing armour and holding a baton. In the background are rocks and a fortress.

Place of Origin

Belgium (printed)


early 17th century (printed)


Pontius, Paulus, born 1603 - died 1658 (engraver)
Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Antonius van Dyck pinxit. Paulus Pontius sculpsit. Cum Privilegijs Regis.'
Lettered with name of sitter and


Height: 36.5 cm cut, Width: 29.8 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Hendrik, Count van den Bergh, engraving by Paulus Pontius after Anthony Van Dyck, 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

Fortress; Officer; Soldier; Baton; Armour


Prints; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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