Dutch and French engravings (portraits and allegories),circa 1509-1778.

Collection Number: 8451

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Dutch and French engravings (portraits and allegories), circa 1509-1778.
Collection Number:
8451
Creator:
Quantity:
0.3 cubic feet (approximately 89 items).
Forms of Material:
Engravings
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Engravings by various artists, depicting prominent individuals, including many clergymen and intellectuals, of western Europe in the 16th-18th centuries. Also, allegorical scenes, Biblical scenes, and decorative vignettes.
Language:
Collection material in English,French, and Latin


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Engravings by various artists, depicting prominent individuals, including many clergymen and intellectuals, of western Europe in the 16th-18th centuries. Many of the portraits appear to have been done in memory of their subjects shortly after their death. Included are portraits of Thomas Cromwell, Gabriel Naudé, Nicolas Caussin; John Tillotson, Archbishop of Canterbury; Jean de La Fontaine; Alexandre de Prouville, marquis de Tracy; Giovanni Battista Montano, Thierry Bignon, Edouard Colbert de Villacerf, Pierre-Daniel Huet, and Pierre Gassendi. Also included are allegorical scenes, Biblical scenes, and decorative vignettes. One engraving, "La reponce embarassante," 1700s, is hand-colored. Engravers include Nicolas de Largillierre, Claude Mellan, Robert Nanteuil, Abraham Bosse, Jacobus Houbraken, and Gerard de Jode.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Caussin, Nicolas, 1583-1651
Cromwell, Thomas, Earl of Essex, 1485?-1540
Naudé, Gabriel, 1600-1653
Tillotson, John, 1630-1694
La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695
Tracy, Alexandre de Prouville, marquis de, 1596 or 1603-1670
Montano, Giovanni Battista, 1545-1621
Bignon, Thierry
Villacerf, Edouard Colbert de
Huet, Pierre-Daniel, 1630-1721
Gassendi, Pierre, 1592-1655
Largillierre, Nicolas de, 1656-1746
Mellan, Claude, 1598-1688
Nanteuil, Robert, 1623-1678
Bosse, Abraham, 1602-1676
Houbraken, Jacobus, 1698-1780
Jode, Gerard de, 1509-1591

Form and Genre Terms:
Engravings--France.
Engravings--Netherlands.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Dutch and French Engravings (Portraits and Allegories), #8451. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Number 1.1
Philippus Theobaldus
18th Century
Engraver: Engraver unknown but most likely made in France.
Information from Captions: Lived 1638-1663. Did work in Gaul (modern day France/Belgium).
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 1.2
Gabriel Naudé
Engraver: Cl. Mellan G. del. et sc. Cartel.
Information from Captions: Born in Paris, February 2, 1600. Died in Abbeville, July 29, 1653.
Additional Information: Original description in French.
Box 1 Number 1.3
Sébastien Antoine Slodtz
18th Century
Engraver: Designed by Cochin le Fils, Engraved by L. Cars
Information from Captions: Designer of the king's cabinet.
Additional Information: Original description In French. Lived 1699-1771.
Box 1 Number 1.4
P. Nicolas Caussin of the Company of Jesus
Additional Information: Original description in French. Lived 1583-1951.
Box 1 Number 1.5
R.P. Joseph of Paris
Information from Captions: Capuchin preacher, Died December 18, 1638.
Additional Information: Original description in French. Lived 1577-1638.
Box 1 Number 1.6
Mathieu Molé
Information from Captions: First Presidential Garde of Seals. Born 1584, Died January 3, 1656, at the age of 72.
Additional Information: Original description in French.
Box 1 Number 1.7
Charles de Créqui
1633
Engraver: Claude Mellan
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. Original from copperplate engraving.
Box 1 Number 1.8
Agatha Castillionea [de Chastillon], wife of Claude of Marolles
Information from Captions: Died August (3?), 1630
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 1.9
Petrus Gassendus [Pierre Gassendi]
Engraver: Claude Mellan
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. Years: 1592-1655.
Box 1 Number 1.10
Raphael Menicucius
17th Century
Engraver: Claude Mellan
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. Years: 1598-1688
Box 1 Number 1.11
[Stefano da Cessena]
1674
Engraver: Claude Mellan
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 1.12
Jean François de Gondy (Gondi), Archbishop of Paris
Engraver: M. Lasne
Additional Information: Original description in French. Years: 1613-1679
Box 1 Number 1.13
R.P. Carolus Faure (Charles Faure, who restored the canonical rule of St geneviève)
Engraver: Claude Mellan
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. Years: 1594-1652
Box 1 Number 1.14
Leonard Philaras, [diplomat]
17th Century
Engraver: Claude Mellan
Information from Captions: Born in Athens, sent to the court of Louis XIII by the Dukeof Parma.
Additional Information: Original description in French.
Box 1 Number 1.15
Leonard Philaras [diplomat]
17th Century
Engraver: Claude Mellan
Information from Captions: Born in Athens, sent to the court of Louis XIII by the Dukeof Parma.
Additional Information: Original description in French.
Box 1 Number 1.16
R. P. Nicolas Caussin
1651
Engraver: M. Lasne
Information from Captions: Jesuit
Additional Information: Original description in French. Years:1583-1651
Box 1 Number 1.17
St James
Engraver: M. Lasne
Additional Information: No description.
Box 1 Number 2.1
Jean Fronteau
1663
Engraver: Robert Nanteuil
Information from Captions: F. Cabouret commissioned the engraving after Fronteau's death.
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. French cleric. Years: 1614-1662
Box 1 Number 2.2
Johannes Saenredam [Jan Saerendam, engraver]
1602
Information from Captions: His fatherland/patria is listed as Sardamum. He is a disciple of Golzi, an imitator of Lysippus (an ancient sculptor).
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 2.3
Abraham Grass
1668
Box 1 Number 2.4
Mme D'Escorailles de Roussille, Duchesse de Fontanges
1681
Additional Information: Original description in French. The proper name may be Marie Angélique, the lover of Louis the Sun King.
Box 1 Number 2.5
Paulus Petavius [Paul Petau, publisher and book collector]
1610
Engraver: Isaac Briot
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. Years: 1568-1614
Box 1 Number 2.6
[Charles Loyseau, jurist]
Engraver: Iaspar Isac
Additional Information: Original description in French.
Box 1 Number 2.7
Adolph, Count of Schwarzenberg
1600-1650
Additional Information: Original description in German.
Box 1 Number 2.8
Jacques Callot
Additional Information: Original description in French. Years: 1592-1635
Box 1 Number 2.9
[Duchess of Lenox?]
1642
Engraver: Wenceslaus Hollar
Box 1 Number 2.10
Baur [or Bauer], Painter
1637
Engraver: Johann Wilhelm Baur
Box 1 Number 2.11
Francisco Floro Anverpiano, Painter (Frans Floris of Antwerp)
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. If it is Frans Floris, his years are 1517-1570.
Box 1 Number 2.12
J. Meyer, Painter
1769
Engraver: P. Falconet
Additional Information: Original description in Latin, other details in English.
Box 1 Number 2.13
Denise, Fille de (Daughter of) Jean Camusat et Femme de (Wife of) Pierre le Petit
Engraver: A. Trouvain (1656-1707)
Information from Captions: Died November 22, 1675.
Additional Information: Original description in French.
Box 1 Number 2.14
Franciscus Pinssonius [François Pinsson Des Riolles]
Box 1 Number 2.15
M. Morett
Engraver: Wenceslaus Hollar
Box 1 Number 2.16
Hendrick de Keyser
1621
Engraver: I.Suyderhoff
Information from Captions: Born May 15, 1565, Died May 15, 1621.
Additional Information: Original description in German.
Box 1 Number 2.17
Hippolytus Feret
Engraver: A. Trouvain (possibly)
Box 1 Number 2.18
Jacob Tyken
Box 1 Number 3.1
John Tillotson Archbishop of Canterbury
1746
Engraver: Jacobus Houbraken
Additional Information: Original description in English. Years: 1630-1694.
Box 1 Number 3.2
William of Wickham, Bishop of Winchester
1738
Engraver: Jacobus Houbraken
Additional Information: Original description in English. Years: 1324-1404.
Box 1 Number 3.3
Henry Stafford, Duke of Buckingham
1747
Engraver: Jacobus Houbraken
Additional Information: Original description in English. Years: 1455-1483.
Box 1 Number 3.4
George Savile, Marquis of Hallifax
1740
Engraver: Jacobus Houbraken
Additional Information: Original description in English. Years: 1633-1695.
Box 1 Number 3.5
Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex
1739
Engraver: Jacobus Houbraken
Additional Information: Original description in English. Years: 1485(?)-1540
Box 1 Number 4.1
Jean de la Fontaine
Engraver: Ficquet
Additional Information: Years: 1621-1695.
Box 1 Number 4.2
Jean de la Fontaine
Engraver: Ficquet
Additional Information: Years: 1621-1695.
Box 1 Number 4.3
Lodovico Ariosto
1773
Engraver: Ficquet
Additional Information: Years: 1474-1533.
Box 1 Number 4.4
Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon
1719
Engraver: E.Ficquet
Additional Information: Years: 1635 (Baptized) -1719.
Box 1 Number 4.5
Fénelon
Engraver: Ficquet
Additional Information: Years: 1651-1715.
Box 1 Number 5.1
Father Dominic of Jesus Maria, of the Order of Carmes
1621
Engraver: Mebager?
Information from Captions: Aged 63 in 1621
Additional Information: Original description in French.
Box 1 Number 5.2
J. Le Saige
Engraver: Nicolas Regnesson
Box 1 Number 5.3
Sir Samuel Barnardiston of Brightnel
1700
Engraver: R. White (?)
Information from Captions: Born June 23, 1620; Died November 8, 1707.
Additional Information: Original description in English.
Box 1 Number 5.4
Keraudrun
1659
Engraver: I. Frosne
Box 1 Number 5.5
Marquis Alexandre de Prouville de Tracy
1660
Box 1 Number 5.6
Unknown
Box 1 Number 5.7
Paulus Praun
Engraver: Lichtensbeger
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. Years: 1548-1616.
Box 1 Number 5.8
Felix van Sambix
18th century
Engraver: Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. Years: 1553-1642.
Box 1 Number 5.9
Henry (Henri) de Bourbon, Prince of Condé
Engraver: I. Honervogt
Additional Information: Original description in French.
Box 1 Number 5.10
Ioannes Baptista Montana [sic] [= Giovanni Battista Montano, architect and engraver]
1621
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. Years: 1534-1621.
Box 1 Number 5.11
Johannes Michael Dilherrus
Engraver: Jacob Sandrart
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 5.12
Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel in Surrey
18th century
Engraver: J.L. Krafft
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. Years: 1585-1646.
Box 1 Number 5.13
Theodoricus [Thierry] Bignon, magistrate, numismatist, and art collector
1697
Engraver: P.Van Schuppen
Information from Captions: Died January 19, 1697 at 65.
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 6.1A
Théologie
Engraver: de Troy + Van Schuppen
Information from Captions: 1632-1697
Additional Information:
Box 1 Number 6.1B
Géometrie
Box 1 Number 6.1C
Astronomie
Box 1 Number 6.2
Diligence
1552
Engraver: German School
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 6.3
Unknown
Additional Information: Original description in French.
Box 1 Number 6.4
Illustrious and Powerful Prince Charles of Great Britain
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 6.5
Unknown
Box 1 Number 6.6
Unknown
1550
Engraver: Étienne Delaune
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 1A
Edouard Colbert [de Villacerf]
1696
Engraver: Largillière + Gérard Edelinck
Box 1 Number 2A
Petrus Daniel Huetius, Episcopus Suessionensis [Pierre-Daniel Huet, scholar, antiquary]
1686
Engraver: Largillière + Gérard Edelinck
Box 1 Number 3A
Series of Four Engravings, Possibly Venus and Cupid
1638
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 4A
Allegory of Europe
17th century
Engraver: Abraham Bosse?
Additional Information: Original description in French.
Box 1 Number 5A
The Last Judgement
1509 or 1517-1591
Engraver: Gerard de Jode
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 6A
Tempus, Ver, Aestas, Autumnus, Hyems
1565
Engraver: Philippe Galle
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. The personification of Time, winged and seated, surrounded with various attributes, riding atop a chariot carried by two deer, destroying everything on his way; accompanied by personifications of the four seasons on foot (they are labeled: Autumnus, Hijems, Aestas, Ver); ruins of classical buildings are seen in the background. -Adapted from British Museum.
Box 1 Number 7A
The Martyrdom of Christ and the Apostles (Series title)
1577 - 1582
Engraver: Hendrick Goltzius
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. Matthias is beheaded with an ax and stoned the left of the scene of his martyrdom, he is shown again, with an ax in one hand and a book in the other. Among the show twice latin two lines. This print is part of a series of 13 prints of Christ (unnumbered) and the apostles (numbered), more specifically the torture they suffered.
Box 1 Number 8A
Summer
1563
Engraver: Philippe Galle
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 9A
Appearances of Christ after his death (Series title)
1583 - 1585
Engraver: Julius Goltzius
Additional Information: Original description in Latin. Appearances of Christ after his death (series title). Christ, dressed as a pilgrim, accompanies two apostles on the road to Emmaus. In the background a castle. The print has a signature Latin and is part of a series of prints on the subject of the appearances of Christ after his death.
Box 1 Number 10A
S. Onofrius
1574
Engraver: Johannes Sadeler I, Flemish
Box 1 Number 11A
Unknown
Engraver: Joan. Collaert
Box 1 Number 12A
Samson and Delilah
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 13A
The Animals Going into the Ark from The Story of the Family of Seth
1586
Engraver: Johannes Sadeler I
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 14A
Repentant Sinners from the Old and New Testament
1580-1590
Engraver: Philippe Galle
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 15A
The Triumphs?
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 16A
Adam digging in the earth after the Fall
16th century
Engraver: Johannes Sadeler I
Box 1 Number 17A
Jesus Consoling Mary Magdalene After His Resurrection
17th century
Engraver: Maarten de Vos
Additional Information: Original description in Latin.
Box 1 Number 18A
La Reponce embarasante (The Embarassing Response)
1787
Engraver: Brion + Chapuy
Additional Information: Original title in French.
Box 1 Number 19A
Unknown
17th century
Engraver: Brebiette Pierre (?-very similar style)
Box 1 Number 19B
Pan, Nereids, and Tritons; Marine Triumphs 5
17th century
Engraver: Brebiette Pierre
Box 1 Number 20A
Unknown
17th century
Engraver: Brebiette Pierre
Box 1 Number 20B
Triumph of Galatea
17th century
Engraver: Brebiette Pierre
Box 1 Number 21A
Toilet of Thetis
17th century
Engraver: Brebiette Pierre
Box 1 Number 22A
Bacchanal
17th century
Engraver: Brebiette Pierre
Box 1 Number 23A
Unknown
17th century
Engraver: Abraham Bosse
Box 1 Number 23B
Unknown
17th century
Engraver: Abraham Bosse
Box 1 Number 23C
Unknown
17th century
Engraver: Abraham Bosse
Box 1 Number 24A
Venus and Cupid?
1637
Box 1 Number 25A
Venus and Neptune
17th century
Engraver: Abraham Bosse
Box 1 Number 25B
Venus and Cupid
17th century
Engraver: Abraham Bosse
Box 1 Number 25C
Venus(?)
17th century
Engraver: Abraham Bosse