Boissard, Robert (c.1570-1601), after Oostsanen, /Jacob Cornelisz. Van (1460/65-1533)

ALARDUS AMSTELR / EDAMUS BELGA PH / ILOSOPHUS NASCITUR / AN OBYT LOVANY AN.1541

Portrait of the humanist Alardus Amstelredamus (1490-1541), theologician and poet, active in Leuven. Portrait in oval with inscriptions on the oval frame and on cartouche at the bottom. The top corners are inhabitated with butterflies and flowers and on the bottom flowers and rodents. Inscription on the oval frame:’ALARDUS AMSTELR / EDAMUS BELGA PH / ILOSOPHUS NASCITUR / AN OBYT LOVANY AN.1541′; inscription on the cartouche:’Agricolam logices nisi gloria prima sequantur / Amstelredamo debita sola fuit.’ on the bottom right:’Hhh·3′. Monogrammed ‘AB’on the left above the shoulder. From Boissard’s ‘Icones quinquaginta virorum illustrium doctrina & eruditione præstantium ad vivum effictæ, : cum eorum vitis (1597)’, p. 210

Engraving on paper with margins; platemark: 140 x 107 mm; total: 153 x 118 mm, some fading and dirt ib ge margins PP01A (Amstelredamus)

Incl. BTW  108,90

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