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Title:

Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher (fragment)

Maker:

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn; printmaker; Dutch artist, 1606-1669

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1646

School/Style:

Dutch

Description:

Cut fragment of the verse inscription below the portrait

Production
Note:

II/II.

Technique:

engraving

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
laid paper; support

Dimension(s):

height, plate, 65, mm
width, plate, 188, mm
height, sheet, 65, mm
width, sheet, 188, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Notes(s):

Although given the same accession number, and mounted directly beneath the upper part of the print in Viscount Fitzwilliam's Rembrandt album, this fragment does not appear to be from the same sheet as 23.K.5-368 (1).

Inscription(s):

verses; plate lower centre, on 14 lines in 2 columns; printed; Cuius adorandum docuit Facundia Christum, / Et populis veram pandit ad astra viam, / Talis erat Sylvi facies. audivimus illum / Amstelijs isto civibus ore loqui. / Hoc Frisijs praecepta dedit; pietasquae. Severo / Relligioquae. diu vindice tuta stetit. / Praeluxit, veneranda suis vertutibus, aetas. / Erudytquae. ipsos fossa senecta viros. / Simplicitatis amans fucum contemsit honesti, / Nec sola voluit fronte placere bonis. / Sic statuit: Jesus vita meliore doceri / Rectius, et vocum fulmina posse minus. / Amstela, sis memor extincti. qui condidit urbem / Moribus hanc ipso fulsijt ille Deo. / C. Barleus.; A poem by Caspar Barleus
verses; plate lower right, on 2 lines; printed; Haud amplius depraedico illius dotes, / Quas aemulor, frustraquƩ persequor versu. / P. S.; Lines by Petrus Scriverius
fingerprint; plate lower right corner; printed
; verso; graphite; 368
stamp; verso; black ink; FITZWILLIAM COLLECTION; Lugt 932
stamp; verso; black ink; 23.K.5-368; Fitzwilliam album number

Alternative
Number(s):

Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B280 II/II (fragment); 1969
Biƶrklund/Barnard; BB46-E II/II (fragment); 1955
Lugt; 932

Related Object(s):

AD.12.39-194; Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher
23.K.5-344; Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher
23.K.5-345; Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher
AD.12.39-195; Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher
AD.12.39-173; Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher
23.K.5-369; Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher
23.K.5-368(1); Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher

Accession:

Object Number: 23.K.5-368(2)
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 86601; input: 2003-04-22; modified: 2011-12-16)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/86601





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