HENDRIK GOLTZIUS - PORTRAIT OF JAN NICQUET - 1595

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    PORTRAIT OF JAN NICQUET

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    Material: Late 16th-century antique engraving. Dutch painters. Mannerism - Hendrick Goltzius.

    Publication: Second and final state, dated 1595.

    Technique: 1 print. Chalcographic engraving.

    Measurements: 15.5 x 11 cm [paper], 33 x 28 cm [passepartout].

    Visual Description: Portrait of Jan Nicquet, a merchant in Amsterdam, founder of the North Trading Company, and an enthusiastic art collector. With monogram "HG" (Hendrick Goltzius). Inscription at the top: "Non Nec Esta Questvi A. I. Nicquet". Just below, another inscription indicating his age at the time of the engraving: "AETAT SUAE. 56. An. 1595". Coat of arms in the upper right corner. Latin verses at the bottom: "Tu mea non vultum (...) hanc Nicquet".

    Condition: Good condition. Short margins at the edge of the engraving mark.

    Provenance: Engraving belonging to the art collection of Gaspar de Haro y Guzmán, 7th Marquis of Carpio and Elche (1629-1687), Spanish nobleman, diplomat, and politician. He was the son of fellow collector Luis de Haro, from whom he inherited a large repertoire of paintings, which he progressively expanded with high-quality works.

    References: Illustrated Bartsch, Vol. III, p. 188; Hollstein, Vol. VIII, p. 59. Goltzius (Exhibition 2003), p. 163.

    Notes: Mounted on acid-free museum-quality passepartout with neutral pH.

    Product Details

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    Product type
    Print
    Author
    Hendrick Goltzius 1558 - 1617
    Year
    1595
    Condition
    Good condition
    Artistic technique
    Engraving