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Guide to the Leon Kolb collection of Portraits: engravings, etchings, mezzotinits, lithographs, and acquatints, M0871
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  • Publication Rights
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  • Biographical/Historical Note

  • Title: Leon Kolb, collector. Portraits: engravings, etchings, mezzotinits, lithographs, and acquatints
    Identifier/Call Number: M0871
    Contributing Institution: Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 9.0 Linear feet
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1600-1800
    Abstract: 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 Has Holbein, Anthony Vandyke, Godfrey Kneller, Peter Lely and other noted artists.

    Processing Information Note

    Item level description for items in Series 1 was taken from printed catalogue: Portraits: a catalog of the engravings, etchings, mezzotints, and lithographs presented to the Stanford University Library by Dr. and Mrs. Leon Kolb . Compiled by Lenkey, Susan V., [Stanford, Calif.] Stanford University, 1972.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    Arranged by name of subject, each print in Series 1 is numbered for convenient reference in the various indices in the printed catalogue by Susan Lenkey. Painters and engravers, printing techniques and social and historical positions of the subjects are identified and indexed as well.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 Has Holbein, Anthony Vandyke, Godfrey Kneller, Peter Lely and other noted artists. Dr. Kolb, Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology in the Stanford School of Medicine, was a collector of books, pictures, and objects d'art.
    Materials in Series 2 are not referenced in the printed catalogue by Lenkey, and are described to the folder-level.

    Access to Collection

    Open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leon Kolb, 1972. Accessions 1972-002 and 2010-110.

    Biographical/Historical 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.