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Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Dan. Mytens pictor magna Britannia Regis
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Daniel Mytens pictor magna Britannia Regis
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
1 drawing : port. ; image 15 x 11 cm., on sheet 17.5 x 12.5 cm.
Signed in pencil, lower right: G.V. | Drawing that was used as a basis for an engraving of Mytens in: Anecdotes of painting in England / by Mr. Horace Walpole. [Strawberry-Hill] : Printed by Thomas Farmer at Strawberry-Hill, MDCCLXII [1762], v. 2, opp. p. 7. Artist indentified as: Ant. van Dyck pinxt.
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Drawing of Daniel Mytens (ca. 1590-1674), painter born in Delft in the northern Netherlands. He moved to London in the mid-1610s where his patrons included many members of the royal court and later King James I and Charles I. He returned to The Hague in
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
  •  Mytens, Daniel, ca. 1590-1647 - Portraits.
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  •  Artists - Dutch - Portraits.
  • Crayon drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641, artist.
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