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Title:

Janus Lutma the Elder

Maker:

Lutma, Jan II; printmaker; Dutch artist, 1624-1689

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

circa 1681

School/Style:

Dutch

Production
Note:

II/II.

Technique(s):

stipple
drypoint

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
laid paper; support

Dimension(s):

height, plate, 303, mm
width, plate, 210, mm
height, sheet, 303, mm
width, sheet, 210, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1991; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Notes(s):

The print depicts the well-known Amsterdam goldsmith, who was also portrayed by Rembrandt. The dotted manner of the printed surface was created by Lutma hammering the plate with a goldsmith's punch.

Acquisition Credit:

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Inscription(s):

inscription; plate upper left; printed; OBIIT / MDCLXIX.
inscription; plate upper right; printed; AETATIS / LXXXV.
inscription; image lower centre, on the side of the bust; printed; POSTERITATI
inscription; image lower centre, on two sides of the socle; printed; IANUS. - LUTMA.
inscription; image lower left; printed; OPUS MALLEI.
signature; image lower right; printed; PER IANUM. F.
watermark; Coat-of-arms (?); Unidentified variant
; verso; graphite; 347

Alternative
Number:

Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); 6 II/II

Related Object(s):

AD.12.39-428; Jan Lutma, goldsmith
AD.12.39-419; Jan Lutma, goldsmith
23.K.5-364; Jan Lutma, goldsmith
23.K.5-363; Jan Lutma, goldsmith
23.K.5-365; Jan Lutma, goldsmith
31.K.12-1; Bust of Janus Lutma the Elder
31.K.12-2; Self-portrait
31.K.12-3; Pieter Cornelisz. Hooft
31.K.12-4; Joost van den Vondel

Accession:

Object Number: P.1785-1991
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 86152; input: 2003-03-27; modified: 2003-10-02)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/86152