Ioachimo Dionatensi, Pictori (Portrait of Joachim Patinir), Plate 8 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 3/4 × 4 7/8 in. (19.7 × 12.4 cm)

Sheet: 12 1/2 × 7 5/8 in. (31.8 × 19.4 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 left: Ioch. Patenier, Dionantensis / viuebat Antuerpiae [ae in ligature] 1520.; inscribed, in plate, upper right: 8.; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: 8 IOACHIMO DIONATENSI, PICTORI. / Has inter omnes nulla quod viuacius, / Ioachime, imago cenitur / Expressa, quam vultus tui; non hinc modo / Factum est, quod illam Curtij / In aera [ae in ligature] dextra incidit, alteram sibi / Quae [ae in ligature] non timet nunc aemulam [ae in ligature]: Sed quod tuam Durerus admirans manum, / Dum rura pingis, et casa, / Olim exarauit in plaimpsesto tuos / Vultus ahenà cuspide: / Quas aemulatus [ae in ligature] lineas, se Curtius, / Nedum proeiuit [oe in ligature] ceteros.; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Th. Galle excud.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Dom. Lapsonius.; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: H. Cock Sc - (Weigel) / C. Cort sc (Delen); Watermark, center: IV [unidentified]


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch vol. 52: 211 (194); Hollstein 2023-2035.III (The Wierix Family) bibliographic; New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 226.III (Cornelis Cort); Riggs 1977 269; van Someren 1888 4159

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