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Carolus Clusius

A work made of engraving, with stippling, in black on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of engraving, with stippling, in black on cream laid paper.

Date:

1601

Artist:

Jacques de Gheyn II
Dutch, 1565-1629

About this artwork

Jacques de Gheyn trained as a glass painter, miniaturist, and ultimately as an engraver under Hendrick Goltzius. It was only around 1600 that he turned from printmaking to painting. Carolus Clusius, pictured here, was a French botanist who, in his later years, came to Leiden where his cultivation of tulips marked the beginning of the Dutch tulip-bulb industry.

Status

On View, Gallery 208

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jacob de Gheyn, II

Title

Carolus Clusius

Origin

Netherlands

Date

Artist's working dates 1596–1606

Medium

Engraving, with stippling, in black on cream laid paper

Dimensions

213 × 176 mm (image); 219 × 183 mm (plate); 223 × 186 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The Wallace L. DeWolf and Joseph Brooks Fair Collections

Reference Number

1920.2184

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