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Guide to the
Louis Durr Print Collection
1513–1835, undated (bulk, 1660s)
 PR 142

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Collection processed by Jenny Gotwals (2002); updated and migrated to ArchivesSpace by Joseph Ditta (2020).

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 11, 2020
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Durr, Louis, 1821-1880
Title: Louis Durr print collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1513–1835, undated (bulk, 1660s)
Abstract: A collection of European engravings, over half of which consists of leaves disbound from the catalog Theatrum Pictorium, compiled in the 1660s by the painter David Teniers, which depicts paintings from the collection of his patron, Leopold Wilhelm, Archduke of Austria. Most of the paintings represented are Italian, by the artists Titian, Giorgione, Polidoro da Lanciano, Tintoretto, Veronese, Andrea Schiavone, Francesco Bassano, Francesco Bassano the Younger, Palma il Giovane, Palma il Vecchio, and Domenico Fetti. Engravers include Coryn Boel, Nikolaus van Hoy, Theodor van Kessel, Pieter van Lisebetten, Jan van Ossenbeeck, Lucas Vorsterman II, and Johannes Popels. The collection includes an additional 94 European engravings from other sources, mostly after religious or allegorical works by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Rembrandt, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Rubens, Titian, and Anthony Van Dyck. Three prints show sculptures by Antonio Canova. There are also two works by Albrecht Dürer. Engravers include Francesco Bartolozzi, Pietro Fontana, Domenico Marchetti, Raffaello Morghen, and Lucas Vorsterman.
Quantity: 252 item(s) in 3 boxes and 3 oversize folders.
Language: The languages used throughout the collection are English, French, Italian, and Latin.
Call Phrase: PR 142