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Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Sevonyanse portrait painter : se ipse pinx. / G.V. [monogram].
Related Title:
Anton Shoonjans
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
1 drawing : port. ; 16.6 x 13.3, mounted to 20.5 x 14.2 cm.
Drawing that was used as a basis for an engraving of Anton Shoonjans in: Anecdotes of painting in England / by Mr. Horace Walpole. [Strawberry-Hill] : Printed by Thomas Farmer at Strawberry-Hill, MDCCLXII [1762], v. 3, opp. p. 126.
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Drawing of Anton Shoonjans, artist, born in Antwerp in 1655, died in Vienna 1726 after a self-portrait.
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans [Lilly?] at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from James F. Drake, December 1949.
Copy Specific Notes:
Signed in pen in lower right of mount: G.V. | In contemporary hand in lower center of early mount: in poss. Mr. Judice Margate. | In Horace Walpole's hand in lower left of early mount: now at Strawberry Hill.
  •  Shoonjans, Anton, 1655-1726 - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - Flemish - Portraits.
  • Crayon drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Shoonjans, Anton, 1655-1726, artist.
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