Icones Principum Virorum: Sebastian Vrancx (Portrait of Sebastian Vrancx from Van Dyck's "The Iconography")

Schelte Adamsz. Bolswert, Flemish, 1586 - 1659
after Anthony van Dyck, Flemish, 1599 - 1641


1640-1645; published 1645

Engraving on laid paper


Sheet: 9 7/16 × 6 7/16 in. (24 × 16.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund



Gillis Hendricx


Place Made: Belgium, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: SEBASTIANVS VRANCX / ( PICTOR PRAELIORVM [AE in ligature] MINORVM) COHORTIS CIVIVM ANTVERP. DVCTOR.; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: Ant van Dyck pinxit. / [S effaced] a Bolswert sculp.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: cum priuilegio

Exhibition History

Remembrance of Things Past: Prints and Photographs from the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-September 3, 2000.

With a Sincere Hand and a Faithful Eye, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 46, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 28-December 17, 2000.


Robert Dance, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1993.

Catalogue Raisonne

F.W.H. Hollstein,"Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings, and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700", Amsterdam, 1965, vol. 3, p. 92, no. 344, iv/IV.

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