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Portrait of Ludolf Bakhuysen

Jacob Gole (Dutch, 1660–1737)


Catalogue Raisonné

Weigert suppl. p.198; Hollstein 1-10 b (additional plate added)

Dimensions

Platemark (plate of the printed portrait): 18.2 x 14.5 cm (7 3/16 x 5 11/16 in.) Sheet: 23 x 16.5 cm (9 1/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P8220

Medium or Technique

Mezzotint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, b.c.: L. Bakhuizen out 71 jaar
On separate plate, b.c.: Aemula naturae Bakhusia dextra potentis / Vivi coloris artifex: / Picturae postquam implevit, genus omne Tropaeum / in aere feponit sibi
In plate, l.l.: Cum Privileg. ord Holland et West Frisie.
In plate, l.r.: Janus Broeckhusius

Signed

signed

Markings

No watermark evident
Verso, l.r.: Lugt 1870 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Harvey D. Parker Collection) and in black ink: 8220
Verso, b.c.: Lugt 1309 (Henry F. Sewall, about 1895, New York)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York [Lugt 1309]; 1897, purchased through the Harvey D. Parker Fund [Lugt 1870] by the MFA. (Accession date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund