Bust of Janus Lutma the Elder
Lutma, Jan II; printmaker; Dutch artist, 1624-1689
black carbon ink; medium
laid paper; support
height, plate, 306, mm
width, plate, 212, mm
height, sheet, 306, mm
width, sheet, 212, mm
bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount
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.
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.
; verso; graphite; 217
; verso; black ink; J
; verso; graphite; 5
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); 6 I/II
31.K.12; Miscellaneous Collection of Engravings
P.1785-1991; Janus Lutma the Elder
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.12-3; Pieter Cornelisz. Hooft
31.K.12-4; Joost van den Vondel
Object Number: 31.K.12-1
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 86247; input: 2003-04-01; modified: 2007-01-15)