Self-portrait Jan Lutma II
Lutma, Jan II; printmaker; Dutch artist, 1624-1689
black carbon ink; medium
black ink; medium; touches
laid paper; support
height, plate, 304, mm
width, plate, 221, mm
height, sheet, 305, mm
width, sheet, 223, mm
bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount
The dotted manner of the printed surface was created by Lutma hammering the plate with a goldsmith's punch. The print appears to have been overworked in black ink, adding hair and extra tone to parts of the portrait.
inscription; image lower centre, on the side of the bust; printed; NE TE / QUAESIVERIS / EXTRA.
inscription; image lower centre; printed; IANUS. LUTMA. BATAVUS.
inscription; plate lower right; printed; Per se Opere Mallei.
date; plate lower right; printed; 1681.
; verso; graphite; 209
; verso; black ink; J
; verso; graphite; 6
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); 4 Only state
Object Number: 31.K.12-2
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 86250; input: 2003-04-01; modified: 2017-01-19)