Art/ Collection/ Art Object

A Griffin

Series/Portfolio:
See New Hollstein 1813-1816 for description, title-page and three of eleven plates of 'Animalium, Ferarum, & Bestiarum', etched by Hollar, and New Hollstein 2711-2718 for eight plates after Hollar
Inventor:
Invented by Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
1625–77
Medium:
Etching, only state
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 3/4 x 10 13/16 in. (17.2 x 27.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Anne W. and Dr. David T. Mininberg, in celebration of Anne's 65th birthday, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.482.9
Not on view
A griffin, surrounded by numerous plants, flowers, and insects, and a pineapple; after Hollar.
Inscription: Lettered with identifications
Dr. David T. and Anne W. Mininberg; Donor: Dr. David T. and Anne W. Mininberg
Pennington 2074 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar Part IX ) 2717 only state, Prints after Hollar.
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982.

Simon Turner Wenceslaus Hollar: New Hollstein German engravings, etchings and woodcuts, 1400-1700. Giulia Bartrum, vols. 1-9, 2009–2012.



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