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Portrait of Cornelius De Witt, Burgomaster of Dordt

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Portrait of Cornelius De Witt, Burgomaster of Dordt

18th century
226 x 177 mm (8.9 x 7 in.)

William Baillie (aka Captain Baillie), British (English), (1723–1810)
After Caspar Netscher, Dutch, (1639–1684)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Mezzotint on wove paper
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: From “Boydell’s Heads of Illustrious and Celebrated Persons” (London, Boydell & Co., Cheapside, 1811), facing p. 51; the portrait was accompanied in this publication by a biography of Cornelius De Witt’s brother, John, in error
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “W. Baillie sc. June 17th 1774”
Credit Line: Gift of John deKoven Alsop, 1986
Accession Number: 1986.36.1

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  • 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

  • plate Dimensions: 226 x 177 mm (8.9 x 7 in.)

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