Ger. Honthorst pictor [art original] / G.V. d.

Published/Created:
[England]
[between 1720 and 1756?]
Physical Description:
1 drawing : red crayon with gray wash on laid paper ; image 15.2 x 12.3 cm, on sheet 17 x 13 cm
Notes:
Title from inscription in brown ink, in 18th century hand, below image: Ger. Honthorst pictor.
Drawing that was later used for an engraving published in : Anecdotes of painting in England / by Mr. Horace Walpole. [Strawberry-Hill] : Printed by Thomas Farmer at Strawberry-Hill, MDCCLXII [1762], v. 2, opp. p. 110.
Signed in graphite, lower right corner: G.V. d.
George Vertue, English artist, 1684-1756.
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
Not in Manuscript Catalogue of 1763, but recorded in the Description of Strawberry Hill, 1774, among the rare books of prints and drawings in the library.
Abstract:
Portrait of Gerrit van Honthorst (1592-1656), Dutch painter and draftsman, active in Italy.
Variant Titles:
Gerrit van Honthorst pictor
Associated Names:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756 [Artist]
Topics:
Honthorst, Gerrit van, 1590-1656
Walpole, Horace, 1727-1797
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Artists -- Dutch -- Portraits
Crayon drawings -- British -- 18th century
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Folio 49 3664.27
Orbis Record:
8130888
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr19088
Citation:
George Vertue, Ger. Honthorst Pictor. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16034626
PID:
digcoll:2814245