Theodoro Harlemio, Pictori (Portrait of Dirck Bouts), Plate 6 from Pictorum Aliquot Celebrium Germaniae Inferioris Effigies (Effigies of some celebrated painters, chiefly of Lower Germany)

Cornelis Cort, Netherlandish, 1533 - 1578


about 1565; published about 1600-1601

Engraving on laid paper

Plate: 7 5/8 × 4 5/8 in. (19.4 × 11.8 cm)

Sheet: 12 5/8 × 7 11/16 in. (32 × 19.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Theodor Galle, Antwerp


Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, upper center: Floruit Harlemi et Louanij an. 1462. 5; inscribed, in plate, below image, lower center margin: 5 THEODORO HARLEMIO, PICTORI. / Huc et ades, Theodore, tuam quoque Belgica semper / Laude nihil ficta tollet ad asfra manum; / Fpsa tuis rerum genitrix expressa figuris / Te Natura sibi dum timet arte parem.; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Th. Galle excud.; Watermark, center: [Amsterdam Coat of Arms: shield with vertical XXX in center; topped with crown; lion on either side]


R.E. Lewis, Inc., San Rafael, California; sold to present collection, 1962.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch vol. 52: 205(189); Hollstein 2023-2035.III (The Wierix Family) bibliographic; New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 224.III (Cornelis Cort); Riggs 1977: 269

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