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Leon Kolb collection of portraits : engravings, etchings, mezzotints, lithographs, and acquatints, circa 1600-1850.

  • Addison Joseph
    2 Images
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Houbraken, Jacobus, 1698-1780
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Joseph Addison Esq. In the Collection of Jacob Jonson Esq. G.Kneller pinxit. J.Houbraken sculps. Ama. 1748. From: Birch T. The Heads of the Most Illustrious Persons of Great Britain.
  • Albert, prince consort of Queen Victoria,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Hanfstaengl, Franz Seraph, 1804-1877
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    His Royal Highness The Prince Albert 1844. Painted by H. Thorburn drawn on stone by Fr.Hanfstaengl.Printed in the lithographical institution of Fr.Hanfstaengl at Munich.
  • Amalie Elisabeth, landgravess of Hessen-Kassel,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Hulle, [Hebbelynck] Anselmus van, 1601-1674
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Amelia Elisabetha, Dei gratia Hassiae Landgravia. Nata Comitissa Hanoviae Muntzenbergensis, Comitissa Cattimeliboci, Deciae Ziegenhaynae, et Niddae, Inferioris Hassiae, tutorio Nomine, P.T. Regens, Anselmus van Hulle pinxit. Petrus de lode sculpsit. Accessit privilegium Caesareum Cum privilegio Regum et Hollandiae ordinuni etc. 1651.
  • Amalie Elisabeth v.d. Pfalz widowed landgravess of Hessen-Kassel,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Moncornet, Baltazar, ca. 1600-1668
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Aemilie Elizabeth D.G. Lantgrave de Hesse,/Comtesse De Hannaw et Muntzenb:/ B.Moncornet ex. cum privilegio.
  • Andrada, Leitao, Francisco d',
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Hulle, [Hebbelynck] Anselmus van, 1601-1674
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Franciscus de Andrada Leitao./Regis Portugaliae Sacri Consistorij Consiliarus Senator/Aulicus, Equestris Ordinis D.N. Jesu Christi Miles Cruci/ferus ad Regem Angliae nec non unitos foederati Belgij Ord.nes/Generales Legatum nuper Extraordinarius, nunc ad Generales/Pacis Tractatus itidem Plenipotentiarius Extraordinarius etc.
  • Ann Boleyn, queen of England,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Grignion, Charles, 1717-1810
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Ruler, English, W.
  • Ann of Cleves, queen of England,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Holbein, Han, 1497-1543
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Ann of Cleves, Queen of K.Henry VIII./in the collection of Thomas Barrett Esqr./ Holben pinxit. J.Houbraken sculps. Amst. 1739./Impensis J. & P.Knapton Londini, 1740.
  • Anne of Denmark, queen of James I. of England.
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Houbraken, Jacobus, 1698-1780
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Anne of Denmark./Queen of K.James 1./Jacobus Houbraken sculpsit Amst. C.Johnson pinx. At Somerset House. From: Birch, T. The Heads of the most Illustrious Persons of Great Britain. J.Knaptou, London, 1743.
  • Anne Queen of James I. of England, VI of Scotland,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Houbraken, Jacobus, 1698-1780
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Queen Anne at Kensington Palace G.Kneller pinxit. J.Houbraken sculps. Amst. 1744. From: Birch, T. The Heads of the Most Illustrious Persons of Great Britain. J.Knapton, London, 1756.
  • Antin, Louis Antoine de Pardaillan de Gondrin, duke of Hofmann,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Drevet, Pierre, 1663-1738
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    D.D.Pet. De Pardaillan de Gondrin D'Antin, Episc. Lingonsis. Dux & Par. Fran. Van Loo pinxit. Drevet scul.
  • Antoninus, Marcus Annius Verro [Marcus Aurelius]. 17th Emperor of Rome,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Du Jardin, Edward, 1817-1889
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    The Emperor Marcus Aurelius./P.Dujardin engr./Gebbie & Co./The Illustrated History of Rome.
  • Antoninus, Marcus Annius Verro [Marcus Aurelius]. 17th Emperor of Rome,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Orazi, Pietro
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    M.Aurelius Imp. Horatius Pacificus formis.
  • Antoninus Pius, Titus Aurelius, 86-161 A.D. 16th Emperor of Rome.
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Orazi, Pietro
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Antoninus Pius Imp.
  • Antoninus Pius, Titus Aurelius, 86-161 A.D. 16th Emperor of Rome.
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Orazi, Pietro
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    The Emperor Antoninus Pius. P.Dujardin eng. Gebbie & Co.
  • Arc, Jeanne d',
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Das Franckreich von den Englischen errettende Fraulein Jane von Orleans,II, Theil p. 526
  • Arenberg, Albert duke of Barbancon,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Bolswert, Schelte, ca. 1586-1659
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Albertus, Princeps. Con. Aremberg. Princ. Barbanson. Com. Aigremontan, et Rup. in Ardenn, Vicecom. Davens. Par Hannon. et Civit Leod. et Nonti. in Hannon. Advocat. Perpet. Aur. Vell. Eq'Etc, S.A.Bolswert sculp. Ant van Dyck pinxit. Cum privilegio. From: Iconography of Vandyke.
  • Aretino, Pietro,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Pierre Aretin, natif d'Arezzo en Toscane, mort Venise en 1556, age de 66 ans
  • Argenson,Marc Pierre de Voyer de Paulmy,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Levasseur, Jules Gabriel, 1823-?
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Le Conte d'Argenson. Nattier pinx. Le Vasseur scuips.
  • Argyll, John Campbell, duke of Greenwich, 2nd duke of,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Aikman, William, 1682-1731
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    John Duke of Argyll and Greenwich. In the Collection of Sr.Anthony Wescomb Bart. Aikman pinxit. J. Houbraken Sculp. Amsterdam.
  • Argyll, John Campbell, duke of Greenwich, 2nd duke of,
    Collection:
    Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits
    Creator:
    Heath, James, 1757-1834
    Format:
    Image
    Summary:
    Col.1 John Campbell afterwards Duke of Argyll. Heath Sculp.t.
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Author/Creator:
Kolb, Leon, 1890-
Language:
Latin.
Earliest possible date:
1600
Latest possible date:
1850
Format:
  • Manuscript/Archive
  • 20 linear feet (1855 items)
Note:
Accession 1972-002 has been scanned (circa 1647 items). Accession 2010-110 (208 items) is not scanned, nor was it included in the published catalog. It has been added to the finding aid. Published catalog available: Portraits: a catalog of the engravings, etchings, mezzotints, and lithographs presented to the Stanford University Library by Dr. and Mrs. Leon Kolb.[Stanford, Calif.] Stanford University, 1972
Access:
Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.
Summary:
The subjects include rulers, statesmen, authors, scholars and other famous personages from ancient times to the nineteenth century. Most of the prints were produced in the 17th and 18th centuries from paintings by Hans Holbein, Anthony Vandyke, Godfrey Kneller, Peter Lely and other noted artists.
Source:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leon Kolb, 1972. Accessions 1972-002 and 2010-110.
Note:
Dr. Kolb, Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology in the Stanford School of Medicine, was a collector of books, prints, and objects d'art.
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