Modelli Artificiosi (...) Parte seconda (Plate 18: Portrait of Adam van Vianen)

Etcher: Theodor van Kessel (Dutch, 1620–1660)

Artist: John Smith (active 1641–90) (?)

Publisher: Published by Christiaen van Vianen (Dutch, Utrecht ca. 1600–1667 Utrecht)

Date: [1646–52]

Medium: Etching

Dimensions: Plate: 10 1/4 × 7 11/16 in. (26 × 19.5 cm)

Classifications: Albums, Prints, Ornament & Architecture

Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1927

Accession Number: 27.23.48


Portrait of Adam van Vianen, inserted as plate 18 in the second part of a series of 48 plates with designs in the Auricular style, predominantly after Adam van Vianen although some might be designs by his son Christaen. The designs were etched by Theodoor van Kessel and published in Amsterdam by Christaen van Vianen around 1646-1652.