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ID: 700000932Record Type: Movable Work
Democritvs Gelasinus Abderites ex marmore antiquo (mezzotint (print); possibly by John Faber the Younger; after Peter Paul Rubens;...; published 18th century; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...; 567905; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: 2000.PR.16* (bx.1,f.4))
Note: Initial inscribed in the plate's lower margin: h; The mezzotint after Peter Paul Rubens, possibly by John Faber the Younger, is inscribed in the lower margin: ... / He trauelled ouer great part of the World for knowledge, & returning home confined Himself to a little Garden, where he might more freely meditate the / works of Nature ..; Forms part of the Leo Steinberg collection of prints (Special Collections accn. no. 2000.PR.16). Publication: [London] : Printed for, & sold by Tho: Bowles next the Chapt.r House in St. Pauls Church Y'd, [17--]
Titles:
Democritvs Gelasinus Abderites ex marmore antiquo (preferred,C,U,RP,Latin-P,U,U)
Democritus Gelasinus Abderites ex marmore antiquo (C,U,Latin,U,U)
Bust of Democritus, after Peter Paul Rubens (C,U,DE,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
mezzotint (print) [300041356] (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 18th century

Creator Display:
possibly by John Faber the Younger; after Peter Paul Rubens; published: Tho: Bowles next the Chapt.r House in St. Pauls Church Y'd [preferred,GRISC]
artist Rubens, Peter Paul (Flemish painter and draftsman, 1577-1640) [500002921]
publishers Bowles, Thomas (British draftsman and engraver, ca. 1712-after 1753) [500003830]
printmaker Faber, John, the younger (Dutch printmaker, ca. 1695-1756, active in England) [500021840]
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: 567905; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: 2000.PR.16* (bx.1,f.4)
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
Other: Publication: London [7011781] Greater London (metropolitan area), England (country), United Kingdom (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: 1 print: mezzotint
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>)
mezzotint (process) [300053233]
.......(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 35.1 x 25.1 cm, on sheet 36.1 x 26 cm
General Subject:
portrait (preferred )
another art work
history and legend
human figure(s)

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: Democritvs Gelasinus Abderites ex marmore antiquo P.P. Rubens del.t. inscribed in the lower margin: ... / He trauelled ouer great part of the World for knowledge, & returning home confined Himself to a little Garden, where he might more freely meditate the / works of Nature ...
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Democritvs Gelasinus Abderites ex marmore antiquo........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) 567905
Democritus Gelasinus Abderites ex marmore antiquo........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Bust of Democritus, after Peter Paul Rubens........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) note
Subject: ....... [GRISC,VP]
....................... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Note:
English ..... [GRISC]
..... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
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