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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26586
People
Godfried Schalcken, Dutch (Made 1643 - 1706 The Hague, Netherlands)
Title
Portrait of Gerrit Dou
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/100479
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 16.4 x 12.4 cm (6 7/16 x 4 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: G. Schalcken
  • inscription: below portrait, printer's ink, etched, Latin: Honoris ergo / Praeceptorem suum delineavit / G. Schlacken
  • inscription: encircling portrait, printer's ink, etched: GDov ('G' and 'D' intertwined) / Pictor / Lugd. / Batav.
  • inscription: lower left corner, graphite, handwritten: 155
  • inscription: verso, near top (upside-down), ink, handwritten: illegible [Mark Emdit ?] 1821X24X
  • inscription: verso, near middle, graphite, handwritten: Godfried Schalcken / Gerrit Dov. / Holl 4 ii / iv check copy
  • inscription: verso, bottom, graphite, handwritten: unclear [perhaps IHS, for Iesus Hostia Sancta]
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/iv
Standard Reference Number
H. 4
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Light-Outerbridge Collection, Gift of Robert M. Light and Acquisition Fund for Prints
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
M26586
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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