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Albertus Austriacus D.G.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    late 16th century-early 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Passe, Crispijn de (the elder), born 1564 - died 1637 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 38, box A

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, head and shoulders, facing slightly rightm within an oval border with letters. Beneath is a cartouche with the seated figures of Justice and Peace before a town.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (probably, printed)


late 16th century-early 17th century (printed)


Passe, Crispijn de (the elder), born 1564 - died 1637 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Austria…pangunt Gu. Salem. / Albertus Austriacus D.G. Belg. Pr. Gub. Phil. Regis Hisp. Gener Inaugurandus. Victrici Manu Capta XV Cal: Mai. Anno XCVI. Patrus Virtutibus Crisp de Pas figura scul. Et exc.'


Height: 17.5 cm, Width: 13 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Albert VII, Archduke of Austira, engraving by Crispijn de Passe I, late 16th-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.
Hollstein, F. W. H. Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700. Amsterdam: M. Hertzberger, 1949.
Franken, Daniel. L’Oeuvre grave des Van De Passe. Amsterdam and Paris: F. Muller & Co., 1881.



Subjects depicted

Town; Cartouche


Prints; Portraits; Royalty


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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