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Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Corn. Poelenburgh pictor G.V. [monogram].
Related Title:
Cornelis Poelenburgh | Cornelius Polenburg
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
1 drawing : port. ; image 15.2 x 12.7 cm., on sheet 19 x 14.5 cm.
Title in ink below image in Horace Walpole's hand: Corn. Poelenburgh pictor. | Signed in pencil, lower right: G.V. | Engraved portrait by T. Chambars in Anecdotes of painting in England entitled "Cornelius Polenburg" and identifies the work as a self portrait by the artist: ipse pinxit. | Drawing that was used as a basis for an engraving of Poelenburgh 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. 103.
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Drawing of Cornelis Poelenburgh (1594 or 1595-1667), Dutch painter and draughtsman, one of the first generation of Dutch italianates. He worked in the Court of Charles 1.
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.
  •  Poelenburgh, Cornelis van, 1594 or 1595-1667 - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - Dutch - Portraits.
  • Crayon drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Poelenburgh, Cornelis van, 1594 or 1595-1667, artist.
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