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Quentin van der Gracht

1584
Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1912; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1814

Dimensions

Platemark: 12.6 x 8.7 cm (4 15/16 x 3 7/16 in.) Sheet: 13.2 x 9.5 cm (5 3/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.637

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, upper left: D.C.S./[coat of arms]/Quintin van der Gracht/Goltschmidt tot/Antwerpen.; upper right: [in scroll] INCVSTRIÆ FAVORE/[in cartouche] QVINTINVS/A FOSSA Bethun:/Aet.an 50./Dij coepra fecundent; below portrait, in cartouche: Le Quinctin du Fosse ces beaux portraicts delaissé/A mes Enfans aymez, auecques charge expresse,/De les contregarder, et se ressouuenir/Du vertueux chemin que iay voulu tenir

Signed

signed and dated at center left: Johan.W./1584

Markings

watermark [undeciphered]; verso: MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 1912; [?]; DTMM BLH; 34917; 396; 254; 5

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund