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Portrait of King Gustav II Adolf, King of Sweden

late 17th century
17th century
168 x 110 mm (6.6 x 4.3 in.)

Johann Michael Puchler (aka Johann Michael Püchler), German

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on medium-weight off-white laid paper
State: only state
Marks: Numerous inscriptions throughout; inscribed, bottom margin: “Zu disen figurs haaren ist der seeligste Lebenslauf Gustavs geschrieben. zu dem harnisch aber besten sprüch ex libro Sapient”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Bibliography: Hollstein 9.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2005
Accession Number: 2005.3.2

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  • male portraits
  • micrography - The art or practice of writing in minute characters, common in illuminated manuscripts of Jewish texts and the Koran. [January 1993 descriptor added.]
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • royalty - Class within the nobility consisting of those who are descended from or related to a monarch or line of monarchs. [February 1993 alternate term deleted, was 'royal'. January 1993 related term added. December 1990 descriptor added.]
  • Scandinavia (general region) - TGN 7016881
  • Sweden - TGN 1000097
  • text - With reference to an individual page or sheet, such as a poster, use for the main body of type or written matter, as opposed to the illustrations, margins, borders, headings, or other features. With reference to a book or periodical, use for the main body of the writing, as distinct from front matter, notes, index, appendix, and bibliography. [May 1994 descriptor added.]

  • image Dimensions: 168 x 110 mm (6.6 x 4.3 in.)

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