Dan. Mytens pictor magna Britannia Regis [art original].

Creator:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756
Published/Created:
[England]
[between 1720 and 1756?]
Physical Description:
1 drawing : red crayon on laid paper ; image 15 x 11 cm., on sheet 17.5 x 12.5 cm.
Notes:
Title from item.
Signed in pencil, lower right: G.V.
Drawing that was used as a basis for an engraving of Mytens 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. 7. Artist indentified as: Ant. van Dyck pinxt.
George Vertue, English artist, 1684-1756.
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, day viii, lot 122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
Abstract:
Drawing of Daniel Mytens (ca. 1590-1674), painter born in Delft in the northern Netherlands. He moved to London in the mid-1610s where his patrons included many members of the royal court and later King James I and Charles I. He returned to The Hague in 1630 where he worked as an art dealer.
Variant Titles:
Daniel Mytens pictor magna Britannia Regis
Associated Names:
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641 [Artist]
Topics:
Mytens, Daniel, ca. 1590-1647
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 3664.12
Orbis Record:
8090783
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr19074
Citation:
George Vertue, Daniel Mytens Pictor Magna Britannia Regis. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16034612
PID:
digcoll:2814251