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Ruard Tapper

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Holland (printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hendrik Bary, born 1635 - died 1707 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 4

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, half-length, full-face.

Place of Origin

Holland (printed)


late 17th century (printed)


Hendrik Bary, born 1635 - died 1707 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'H Barÿ sculp.'
'Overleden 11 Maart 1559, ond 71 jaar.'


Height: 17.1 cm, Width: 10.8 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Ruard Tapper, engraving by Hendrik Bary, late 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.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

BARY, Hendrick (c.1640-1707) […]

Ruard Tapper (1480-1559), theologian and Inquisitor. Portrait, half-length, full-face. (Le B.36; F.M.5271; Holl.D.72)
Lettered with name of sitter, 6 lines of Dutch verse and H Barÿ sculp. Inscribed in ink in an early hand Overleden 11 Maart 1559, ond 71 jaar.
Engraving. Cut to 17.1 x 10.8 cm.
Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris. É Bouillon, 1854-1908.
Muller, Frederik. Beschrijvende catalogus van 7000 portretten, van Nederlanders. Amsterdam: F. Muller, 1853.
Hollstein, F. W. H. Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700. Amsterdam: M. Hertzberger, 1949.



Subjects depicted

Theologian; Ruard Tapper


Prints; Portraits

Collection code


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