Abraham van Diepenbeke

Method Copper engraving
Artist Paulus Pontius after Abraham van Diepenbeeck
Published Io. Meyssens excudit. [c.1649]
Dimensions Image 137 x 111 mm, Plate 163 x 115 mm, Sheet 180 x 132 mm
Notes Portrait of the artist Abraham van Diepenbeeck from Image de divers hommes desprit sublime qui par leur art et science... (Jan Meyssens, 1649).

Inscribed beneath image with title and four lines of French text.

Paulus Pontius (1603-1658) was a Flemish engraver. A pupil of Lucas Vorsterman the elder, he worked in Antwerp with Rubens and van Dyck. He succeeded Vorsterman in Rubens' studio in 1624.

Abraham van Diepenbeeck (1596 - 1675) was a Flemish painter, glass-painter and designer of prints and tapestries. He was a pupil and assistant of Peter Paul Rubens. He worked in 's-Hertogenbosch, Antwerp, and in the early 1630s in Paris.

Hollstein 70.II, van Someren 1436. Wurzbach 64

Condition: Missing upper right corner and lower right area of sheet.
Framing unmounted
Price £40.00
Stock ID 33483