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Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (published)

  • Date:

    early 17th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pontius, Paulus, born 1603 - died 1658 (engraver)
    Stock, C. vander (publisher)
    Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.3265-1960

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print, half-length portrait of a man, facing slightly right, standing behind a plinth with letters and holding a baton and wearing armour.

Place of Origin

Belgium (published)

Date

early 17th century (published)

Artist/maker

Pontius, Paulus, born 1603 - died 1658 (engraver)
Stock, C. vander (publisher)
Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Ant. van Dyck pinxit. Paulus Pontius sculpsit. Cum privilegio Ordinum confoederatum. C. vander Stock excudit.'
Lettered with name and titles of sitter and

Dimensions

Height: 46.4 cm cut, Width: 34.3 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, 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.
Mauquoy-Hendrickx, Marie. L’Iconographie d’Antoine Van Dyck. Brussels: Bibliothèque Royale Albert, 1991.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Armour; Baton

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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