Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Seventy-Five Portraits of Celebrated Painters, From Authentic Originals

Artist:
James Girtin (British, 1773–after 1820)
Printer:
J. M'Creery (London)
Sitter:
Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475–1564 Rome)
Sitter:
Ludolf Bakhuizen (Dutch, Emden 1630–1708 Amsterdam)
Sitter:
Baccio Bandinelli (Italian, Gaiole in Chianti 1493–1560 Florence)
Sitter:
Jan van Balen (Flemish, Antwerp ca. 1611–1654)
Sitter:
Abraham Bloemaert (Netherlandish, Gorinchem 1566–1651 Utrecht)
Sitter:
Hans Bol (Netherlandish, Mechelen 1534–1593 Amsterdam)
Sitter:
Hendrik van der Borcht I (Flemish, Brussels 1583–1660 Frankfurt am Main)
Sitter:
Hieronymus Bosch (Netherlandish, ’s Hertogenbosch ca. 1450–1516 ’s Hertogenbosch)
Sitter:
Thomas Willeboirts (Bosschaert) (Flemish, 1614–1654)
Sitter:
Jan Both (Dutch, Utrecht ca. 1618–1652 Utrecht)
Sitter:
Leonaert Bramer (Dutch, Delft 1596–1674 Delft)
Sitter:
Peeter van Bredael (Flemish, 1629–1719)
Sitter:
Jan (Gerritsz.) van Bronchorst (Dutch, Utrecht ca. 1603–ca. 1661 Amsterdam)
Sitter:
Jan Brueghel the Elder (Netherlandish, Brussels 1568–1625 Antwerp)
Sitter:
Annibale Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1560–1609 Rome)
Sitter:
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Sitter:
Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) (Italian, Cortona 1596–1669 Rome)
Sitter:
Gonzales Coques (Flemish, Antwerp 1614/18–1684 Antwerp )
Sitter:
Frans Decker (Dutch, 1684–1751)
Sitter:
William Dobson (British, London 1611–1646 London)
Sitter:
Gerrit Dou (Dutch, Leiden 1613–1675 Leiden)
Sitter:
Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)
Sitter:
Adam Elsheimer (German, Frankfurt 1578–1610 Rome)
Sitter:
Allart van Everdingen (Dutch, Alkmaar 1621–1675 Amsterdam)
Sitter:
Jan van Eyck (Netherlandish, Maaseik ca. 1390–1441 Bruges)
Sitter:
Luca Giordano (Italian, Naples 1634–1705 Naples)
Sitter:
Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)
Sitter:
Jan van Goyen (Dutch, Leiden 1596–1656 The Hague)
Sitter:
Frans Hals (Dutch, Antwerp 1582/83–1666 Haarlem)
Sitter:
Joris Hoefnagel (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1542–1601 Vienna)
Sitter:
Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Sitter:
Jan van Huysum (Dutch, Amsterdam 1682–1749 Amsterdam)
Sitter:
Sir Godfrey Kneller (German, Lübeck 1646–1723 London)
Sitter:
Giovanni Lanfranco (Italian, Parma 1582–1647 Rome)
Sitter:
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)
Sitter:
Johannes Lingelbach (German, Frankfurt am Main 1622–1674 Amsterdam)
Sitter:
Jan Gossart (called Mabuse) (Netherlandish, Maubeuge ca. 1478–1532 Antwerp (?))
Sitter:
Carlo Maratti (Italian, Camerano 1625–1713 Rome)
Sitter:
Quentin Metsys (Netherlandish, Leuven 1466–1530 Kiel)
Sitter:
Frans van Mieris the Elder (Dutch, Leiden 1635–1681 Leiden)
Sitter:
Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, Lille 1636–1699 London)
Sitter:
Antonis Mor (Flemish, Utrecht ca. 1512/20–ca. 1576 Antwerp)
Sitter:
Isaac Oliver (British, ca. 1565–1617)
Sitter:
Bernard van Orley (Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Sitter:
Adriaen van Ostade (Dutch, Haarlem 1610–1685 Haarlem)
Sitter:
Bonaventura Peeters I (Flemish, Antwerp 1614–1652 Hoboken)
Sitter:
Paulus Pontius (Flemish, Antwerp 1603–1658 Antwerp)
Sitter:
Paulus Potter (Dutch, Enkhuizen 1625–1654 Amsterdam)
Sitter:
Nicolas Poussin (French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Sitter:
Adam Pynacker (Dutch, Schiedam ca. 1620–1673 Amsterdam)
Sitter:
Giulio Romano (Italian, Rome 1499?–1546 Mantua)
Sitter:
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Sitter:
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, Siegen 1577–1640 Antwerp)
Sitter:
David Rijckaert, III (Flemish, baptized Antwerp 1612–1661)
Sitter:
Andrea Sacchi (Italian, Rome (?) ca. 1599–1661 Rome)
Sitter:
Herman Saftleven II (Dutch, Rotterdam 1609–1685 Utrecht)
Sitter:
Andrea del Sarto (Andrea d'Agnolo) (Italian, Florence 1486–1530 Florence)
Sitter:
Jan van Scorel (Netherlandish, Schoorl 1495–1562 Utrecht)
Sitter:
Frans Snyders (Flemish, Antwerp 1579–1657 Antwerp)
Sitter:
Hendrick van Steenwijck II (Flemish, Antwerp (?) ca. 1580–1649 Leiden)
Sitter:
Domenico Fontana (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)
Sitter:
David Teniers the Elder (Flemish, Antwerp 1582–1649 Antwerp)
Sitter:
David Teniers the Younger (Flemish, Antwerp 1610–1690 Brussels)
Sitter:
Jacopo Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti) (Italian, Venice 1519–1594 Venice)
Sitter:
Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian, Pieve di Cadore ca. 1485/90?–1576 Venice)
Sitter:
Giovanni da Udine (Giovanni dei Ricamatori) (Italian, Udine 1487–1564 Rome)
Sitter:
Jacques Vaillant (Dutch, Lille ca. 1625–1691 Berlin)
Sitter:
Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, Antwerp 1599–1641 London)
Sitter:
Karel van Mander I (Netherlandish, Meulebeke 1548–1606 Amsterdam)
Sitter:
Otto van Veen (Netherlandish, Leiden 1556–1629 Brussels)
Sitter:
Paolo Veronese (Paolo Caliari) (Italian, Verona 1528–1588 Venice)
Sitter:
Simon Vouet (French, Paris 1590–1649 Paris)
Sitter:
Hendrick (Cornelisz) Vroom (Dutch, Haarlem ca. 1563–1640 Haarlem)
Sitter:
Jan Baptist Weenix (Dutch, Amsterdam 1621–1660/61 Huis ter Mey)
Sitter:
Hendrick Hondius I (Netherlandish, Duffel 1573–1650 Amsterdam)
Date:
1817
Medium:
Illustrations: etching
Dimensions:
11 3/4 x 9 3/16 x 3/4 in. (29.8 x 23.3 x 1.9 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1920, transferred from the Library, 1921
Accession Number:
21.36.67
Not on view
Signature: On title page in black ink: S. P. Avery

Marking: Stamp in purple ink on title page: Library of the / Metropolitan Museum of Art, / No. Presented by [signed] S. P. Avery
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 3, 2011–April 4, 2011.

Related Objects

Portraits of Celebrated Painters with Medallions from Their Best Performances

Artist: Written and illustrated by John M. Corner (British, active 1788–1825) Date: 1825 Medium: Illustrations: etching and engraving Accession: 1986.1116 On view in:Not on view

Self-Portrait, from The Iconography

Artist: Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, Antwerp 1599–1641 London) Date: ca. 1630 Medium: Etching; first state of seven Accession: 50.583.4 On view in:The Met Floor 3

The Visitation

Artist: Master ES (German, active ca. 1450–67) Date: mid-15th century Medium: Engraving Accession: 37.3.3 On view in:Not on view

Singing Couples and Violin

Artist: Adriaen van Ostade (Dutch, Haarlem 1610–1685 Haarlem) Date: 1610–85 Medium: Etching Accession: 17.3.885-3 On view in:Not on view

The Fitting

Artist: Mary Cassatt (American, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1844–1926 Le Mesnil-Théribus, Oise) Date: 1890–91 Medium: Drypoint and soft-ground, printed in black ink; second state of seven (Mathews & Shapiro) Accession: 16.3.3 On view in:Not on view