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Een Liefhebber (A Connoisseur, Portrait of Auguste de Bruyne (1839-1889))
  • Willem Geets
    1838–1919
    born: Mechelen, Belgium
  • Een Liefhebber (A Connoisseur, Portrait of Auguste de Bruyne (1839-1889)), 1886–1887
  • Album der Antwerpsche Etsers (Album of Antwerp Etchers)
  • Where object was made: Belgium
  • etching, drypoint
  • Paper Type: cream wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 350 x 239 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 551 x 384 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 13 3/4 x 9 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 21 11/16 x 15 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2000.0112
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Bearded older man seated, holding a sheet of paper. He is surrouned by folios and books. Windows seen in top left quadrant behind him. In top right quadrant diamond shaped frame holds image of coat-of-arms and Antwerp Etcher logo?