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Cornelis Visscher

(Haarlem, Netherlands, c. 1629 - January 16, 1658, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Portrait of Lieven Willemsz van Coppenol, the Writing Master, 1658
Engraving on paper
10 1/8 x 8 3/4 in. (25.72 x 22.23 cm)

Creation Place: Europe, Dutch
Technique: Engraving
Credit Line: Gift of Fred and Estelle Marer
Accession Number: P88.2.42

Bibliography
Dutuit 93 iii/iv; Hind

Commentary
Lieven Willemsz van Coppenol was a famous calligrapher. He was a scribe, that's why he is depicted holding quill. The flourishes in the engraved writing reflect his work. This was a commissioned piece; van Coppenol commissioned two from Rembrandt also.

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Dimensions
  • Image Dimensions: 10 1/8 x 8 3/4 in. (25.72 x 22.23 cm)
  • Plate Dimensions: 11 7/16 x 9 1/8 in. (29.05 x 23.18 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
  • Sheet Dimensions: 14 5/16 x 11 1/16 in. (36.35 x 28.1 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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