Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Head of a man with thick curly hair in profile to the left

Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
after Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Date:
1640–49
Medium:
Etching, first state of two
Dimensions:
Plate: 5 1/8 × 3 1/4 in. (13 × 8.2 cm) trimmed c. 3 mm in width
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.18-251
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered within design at lower right with artists' names: 'Leonardo da Vinci / inu: / WHollar, fecit:'
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Leonardo da Vinci and His Followers in the Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 5, 1981–June 7, 1981.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 28, 1994–February 5, 1995.

Pennington 1587 i/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar part IV) 1250 I/II
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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