Janus Lutma the Elder
Lutma, Jan II; printmaker; Dutch artist, 1624-1689
black carbon ink; medium
laid paper; support
height, plate, 303, mm
width, plate, 210, mm
height, sheet, 303, mm
width, sheet, 210, mm
bequeathed; 1991; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio
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.
Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991
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
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); 6 II/II
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.12-3; Pieter Cornelisz. Hooft
31.K.12-4; Joost van den Vondel
Object Number: P.1785-1991
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 86152; input: 2003-03-27; modified: 2003-10-02)