Bookplate Portrait of Franciscus Ludovicus Blosius (François-Louis De Blois, 1506-1566) (Venerabilis Patris D Ludovici Blosii Monastery Lestiensis Ordinid S Benedicti...)

Cornelis Galle I, Flemish, 1576 - 1650
after Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577 - 1640



Engraving on paper

Image: 12 × 8 3/8 in. (30.5 × 21.2 cm)

Sheet: 13 1/16 × 8 1/2 in. (33.2 × 21.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund and the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund



Place Made: Belgium, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, in image, lower right edge, left page: Corn. Galle Sculp.; inscribed, in plate, on book, in image: VENERABILIS / PATRIS / D.LVDOVICI / BLOSII / MONASTERII / LAETIENSIS / ORDINIS / S. BENEDICTI / IN HANNONIA / ABBATIS / OPERA; inscribed, in plate, in image, lower right edge, right page: CVRA ET STUDIO / R. D. ANTONII / DE WINGHE / ABBATIS / ET / MONACHORUM / EIVSDEM / MONASTERII / AVCTA / ORNATA / ILLVSTRATA.; inscribed, in plate, bottom margin: ANTVERPIAE, EX OFFICINA PLATINIANA BALTHASARIS MORETI. M. DC. XXXII. / CVM PRIVILEGIIS CAESAREO DVORVM REGVM.

Course History

REL 60, Reformations: Protestant and Catholic, Catherine Randall, Fall 2013

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

Published References

Scheneevoogt, p. 194, no. 7.


Pia Gallo Fine Old Master and Modern Prints, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2006.

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