Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Richard Weston, Earl of Portland

Series/Portfolio:
Icones Principum Virorum
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
1645
Medium:
Etching; second state of three
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 1/2 × 7 9/16 in. (24.2 × 19.2 cm) Sheet: 12 7/8 × 9 7/8 in. (32.7 × 25.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1960
Accession Number:
60.621.34
Not on view
Portrait of Richard Weston, first Earl of Portland, half length, frontal, the head turned to the left, with moustache and beard, wearing ruff, ribbon with medal, coat, and cloak over right shoulder, his left hand resting on ledge in front. after van Dyck
Inscription: Lettered with two lines below the portrait: 'PerIllustris Dominvs Hieronymvs Westonivs, Comes Portlandiæ, / Heylandæq, etc,'. Lettered with production details below: 'Antonius van Dyck pinxit', 'W: Hollar fecit, aqua forte. 1645'. 'udit' remaining from the publisher's address.
Pennington 1483 ii/iii; New Hollstein (Hollar part ) 731 II/III
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982.

Simon Turner Wenceslaus Hollar: New Hollstein German engravings, etchings and woodcuts, 1400-1700. Giulia Bartrum, vols. 1-9, 2009–2012.



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