Erycius Puteanus, half-length in front of a swagged curtain, book shelves to right; with long hair, moustache and beard, his right hand resting on an opening book .
Made by: Pieter de Jode II (1606-1674)
After the designs of Anthony van Dyck who prepared this print by an oil sketch and drawing in black chalk, washed with brown ink. (see last image)
New Hollstein: (42.VII)
Watermarked laid paper (PL initials of Pieter van der Ley)
Good detailed impression in perfect condition in wide margined paper.
On plate border 225x170 mm
Erycius Puteanus, latinization of Eric van der Putte.
Born in Venlo, studied in Dordrecht and Collogne where he took degree of Master of Arts. Then followed, at Leuven, the lectures on ancient history by Justus Lipsius.
In 1597 travelled to Italy, Cardinal Federigo Borromeo appointment him professor of Latin at Palatine School of Milan (1600-1606.
Then States of Brabant offered him chair left vacant by Lipsius at Leuven. He taught at Collegium Trilingue at the University of Leuven for forty years, Archduke Albert appointed him his honorary counsellor (1612), After 1603 historiographer to Philip III of Spain. He was almost driven into exile by King James I of England, who wrongly believed him to be the author of Corona Regia (1615), a scandalous satire about James's parentage and behaviour.
- Anthony Van Dijck (1599-1641), by de Jode
- Titel des Kunstwerks
- Erycius Puteanus, Lector Collegium Trilingue of Leuven University
- 1700 und früher
- Ca. 1635
- Signiert in der Platte
- exzellenter Zustand
- 400×300×1 mm