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Antonius de Tassis
  • Jacobus Neeffs, artist
    1610–circa 1660
    born: Antwerp, Flanders
    Anthony van Dyck
    born: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium) ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Antonius de Tassis, 1645
  • Icones principum virorum doctorum, pictorum chalcographorum statuariorum nec non amatorum pictoriae artis numero centum
  • Where object was made: Flanders
  • engraving
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 263 x 189 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 10 3/8 x 7 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0704

Half length portrait of a man holding a book in his left hand with one finger placed between the pages. The man is positioned in 3/4 profile and there is a draped cloth along the top right corner of the composition. The man is balding and wears a garment with buttons along the front and a sash tied around his waist. The inscription identifies the man as Antonius de Tassis.