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Ludovick Stuart, 2nd Duke of Lennox and Duke of Richmond

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (published)

  • Date:

    1624 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barra, Joannes, born 1581 - died 1634 (engraver)
    Barra, Joannes, born 1581 - died 1634 (publisher)
    Somer, Paulus van I the elder, born 1576 - died 1621 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.47-1960

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, full-length, standing, in Garter robes, holding a hat and staff.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (published)

Date

1624 (published)

Artist/maker

Barra, Joannes, born 1581 - died 1634 (engraver)
Barra, Joannes, born 1581 - died 1634 (publisher)
Somer, Paulus van I the elder, born 1576 - died 1621 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'P. v. S. pinxit. Joannes Barrà delingneavit sculpsit et excudit. 1624.'
Lettered with name and titles of sitter and

Stamped with the mark of the collection of Fountaine Walker (second half of 19th century) (? Variant of Lugt 2545)

Dimensions

Height: 31.8 cm, Width: 20.6 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Ludovick Stuart, 2nd Duke of Lennox and Duke of Richmond, engraving by Joannes Barra after Paulus van Somer, 1624.

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.
Hollstein, F. W. H. Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700. Amsterdam: M. Hertzberger, 1949.
O'Donoghue, Freeman. British Museum: Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1908-25.
Corbett, Margery and Michael Norton. Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: the Reign of Charles I. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1952-64.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Courtier; Staff

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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