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Image ID:
lwlpr19088
Call Number:
48.3664.27
Creator:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756, artist.
Title:
Ger. Honthorst pictor G.V. d.
Related Title:
Gerrit van Honthorst Pictor
Published:
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
Description:
1 drawing : port. ; image 15.2 x 12.3 cm., on sheet 17 x 13 cm.
Notes:
Drawing that was later used for an engraving published 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. 110. | Inscription in brown ink, in 18th century hand, below image: Ger. Honthorst Pictor. | Signed in graphite, lower right corner: G.V. d.
Reference:
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Summary:
Portrait of Gerrit van Honthorst (1592-1656), Dutch painter and draftsman, active in Italy.
Provenance:
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.
Subjects:
  •  Honthorst, Gerrit van, 1590-1656 - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - Dutch - Portraits.
  • Crayon drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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