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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G3678
People
Christoffel van Sichem I, Dutch (1546 - 1624)
After Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Previously attributed to Karel van Sichem, Dutch (active 1604 in Amsterdam)
Title
William, Count of Nassau, Prince of Orange
Other Titles
Alternate Title: William I of Nassau, Prince of Orange
Series/Book Title: Portraitsof William of Orange and Charlotte of Bourbon
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
17th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/279442
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink on white antique laid paper discolored to tan
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 18.6 × 14.1 cm (7 5/16 × 5 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, upper right corner (added in the second state): fol 466
  • inscription: in plate, surrounding a coat of arms represented as a shield lying on the ground: . IE . . M . A . I . N . . T . I . E . N . D . R . A . Y .
  • inscription: in plate along the lower edge represented as the curb of the pavement: GVILELMVS . D . G . PRIN . AVRAICÆ . COMES NASSAVIÆ GVBERNA . BELGICÆ. .
  • inscription: in plate, to left and right of the shield: CVS[monogram]ichem // sculp et ex.
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions : 8 fr. gB[?] [underlined] / o.J[?]e
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Gray Collection accession stamp (Lugt 4836)] 3678
Provenance
Francis Calley Gray, bequest to nephew, 1856.
William Gray, gift to Harvard University, 1857.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/iii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (Goltzius) 261 copy b, Hollstein 62
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G3678
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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