Portrait of the Artist Pierre Tanje

Pierre Tanje, Dutch, 1706 - 1761
after Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch, 1688 - 1772


mid-18th century

Engraving on paper

Image: 13 15/16 × 10 13/16 in. (35.4 × 27.4 cm)

Sheet: 16 × 11 5/16 in. (40.6 × 28.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund



Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in block, lower right margin: P. Tanje Sculp. 1760.; titled and inscribed, in block, lower center margin: PIETER TANJE, / Gebooren te Bolswaert in Vriesland, den 15 February 1706.; inscribed, in block, lower left margin: J.M. Quinkhard pinx.; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower center: pupil of Falkann [in script] / 1706-1760; inscribed, in graphite, on mound, lower left to right: Pieter Tanje 1706-1761 Portrait of Pieter Tanje [title underscored] after J.M. Quinkhard, 1760. Engraving. LeBlanc 60 Watermark, center: [illegible] / AUVERNGE

Published References

Wolfe, D.E., Prints about Prints, Martin Gordon, NY, 1981, no. 3.


Susan Schulman Printseller, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2008.

Catalogue Raisonne

Le Blanc 60

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