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Inscription

lower left in plate: Ant. van Dyck pinxit.; lower center in plate: Paulus Pontius Sculpsit; lower right in plate: Gillis Hendricx excudit Antu.; across bottom in plate: SERENISSIMO PRINCIPIFRANCISCO THOMAE ...

Provenance

Frances Molesworth (inscribed 1777, and again as a gift to [illegible] 1780); Juliana Woodforde (inscribed "Oct. 14, 1832"). Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, Newton Centre, Massachusetts; gift to NGA, 1990.

Exhibition History
2001
The Unfinished Print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001, as Self-Portrait from illustrated volume Le Cabinet des plus beaux Portraits ... faits par le fameux Antoine van Dyck.
2004
"The Unfinished Print", The Frick Collection, New York, 2004.
Bibliography
1884
Dutuit, Eugène. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Vol. I, IV-VI. Paris: A Levy, 1884-1885. Reprint. Amsterdam: G.W. Hissink, 1970-1972.
1991
Mauquoy-Hendrickx, Marie. L'iconographie d'Antoine van Dyck: Cataloque raisonné. 2 vols. 2nd ed. Brussels, 1991.