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ID: 700000929Record Type: Movable Work
Democritus (line engraving (print); Blake, William (printmaker, 1757-1827), after Peter Paul Rub...; published ca. 1792; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...; 567690; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: 2000.PR.16* (bx.1,f.5))
Note: Inscription in the lower right corner of plate: 25; The engraving after Peter Paul Rubens was also issued in: Lavater, John Caspar. Essays on physiognomy ...., executed by, or under the inspection of Thomas Holloway (London : Printed for John Murray ..., 1792); Forms part of the Leo Steinberg collection of prints (Special Collections accn. no. 2000.PR.16); Accompanied by Leo Steinberg's handwritten notes concerning bibliography and auction sales. Library has another impression of the engraving bound with: Lavater, John Caspar. Essays on physiognomy ...., executed by, or under the inspection of Thomas Holloway (London : Printed for John Murray ..., 1792, v. I, facing page 159). Publication: [ca. 1792]
Titles:
Democritus (preferred,C,U,RP,undetermined-P,U,U)
Bust of Democritus, after Peter Paul Rubens (C,U,DE,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
line engraving (print) [300041352] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works), <prints by process or technique>, <prints by process: transfer method>, intaglio prints, engravings (prints))
reproductive print [300041569]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works))
prints (visual works) [300041273]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
prints (preferred)

Creation Date: published ca. 1792

Creator Display:
Blake, William (printmaker, 1757-1827), after Peter Paul Rubens [preferred,GRISC]
author Lavater, Johann Caspar (Swiss painter and cleric, 1741-1801) [500002752]
artist Rubens, Peter Paul (Flemish painter and draftsman, 1577-1640) [500002921]
printmaker Blake, William (English poet and printmaker, 1757-1827) [500012489]
Locations:
Current: Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500353615] Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 567690; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: 2000.PR.16* (bx.1,f.5)
Credit Line: copyright J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Research Institute, Special Collections
Address Note: 1200 Getty Center Dr., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688
Display Materials: 1 print: line engraving
prints (visual works) [300041273]
.......(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)
line engraving (printing process) [300053231]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <printing and printing processes and techniques>, printing processes, intaglio printing processes, engraving (printing process))

Dimensions: plate mark 27.5 x 22.5 cm, on sheet 29.2 x 23.3 cm
General Subject:
portrait (preferred )
human figure(s)
history and legend
another art work

Specific Subjects:
Democritus (Ancient Greek philosopher, ca. 460-ca. 370 B.C) [500353802]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)
reproductive print [300041569]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works)) (AAT)
busts (figures) [300047457]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by subject type>, figures (representations)) (AAT)

Provenance: Steinberg, Leo; stein purchase
Inscriptions: Democritus Rubens delin. ; Blake sculp.
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Democritus........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) 567690
Bust of Democritus, after Peter Paul Rubens........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Subject: ....... [GRISC,VP]
....................... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Note:
English ..... [GRISC]
..... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
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