14 IANUS DUZA... (portrait of Janus Dousa) 187


Title: IANUS DUZA... (portrait of Janus Dousa)
Description: Portrait of Janus Dousa, bust-length, turned to the left with book in left hand, under arch supported by pillars; illustration to Boissard's 'Icones Virorum Illustrium' (Frankfurt: De Bry, 1597-99), vol IV.  Inscription on the arched top: 'IANUS DUZA Dominus a Nortwick Poeta et Orator.'; monogram on the right of Boissard; on the bottom left:'Nasc. in / A°/ Ob / A°'; on the bottom:'Nobilitas cuj doccta placet, cuj nobile Carmen / Jngenium Duza nobile semper amat.'      _br__br_Engraving on paper, very small margins, pasted on another leaf; total: 145 x 111 mm; State I/2; PP01D(Dousa)_br__br_ 
  • Number: 1870114 (59666)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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