Rogero, Bruxellensi Pictori (Portrait of Rogier van der Weyden), Plate 4 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: 8 1/4 × 4 5/8 in. (21 × 11.8 cm)

Sheet: 12 1/2 × 7 1/2 in. (31.8 × 19.1 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: Obijt Bruxellis an. 1529. ad D. Gudilae [ae in ligature] conditus.; inscribed, in plate, upper right: 4; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: 4 ROGERO, BRVXELLENSI PICTORI. / Non tibi sit laudi, quod multa, et pulchra, Rogere, / Pinxisti, vt poterant tempora ferre tua: / Digna tamen, nostro quicunque est tempore Pictor, / Ad quae [ae in ligature], si sapita, respicere vsque velit: / Testes picturae [ae in ligature], quae [ae inligature] Bruxellense tirbunal / De recto, Themidis cedere calle vetant: / Perpetua est inopuni quod medicina famii. / Illa reliquisti terris iam proxima morti: / Haec [ae in ligature] monumenta polo non moritura micant.' inscribed, in plate, lower left: Th. Galle excud.; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: H. Cook sc; Watermark, center: V [indistinct; unidentified]


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch vol. 52: 217 (198); Hollstein 2023-2035.I (The Wierix Family); New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 227.I (Cornelis Cort); Riggs 1977: 269

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