Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Palatium Archiepiscopi Cantuariensis propae Londinum vulgo Lambeth House (Lambeth House: Palace of the Archbishop of Canterbury, London)

Series/Portfolio:
London views Four plates
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
1647
Medium:
Etching; second state of three
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/8 × 12 9/16 in. (14.3 × 31.9 cm) cut within platemark
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.1166-382
Not on view
Lambeth Palace viewed from the Thames with a landing stage at right, the archbishop and a retinue about to enter a barge. A row of houses beyond. In the river is a barge loaded with timber, and also other boats.
Inscription: Lettered within image with title along top, and at bottom left:'WHollar fecit 1647'. At bottom right in margin: '3'.
Pennington 1038 iii/iii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part III) 951 II/III
John Gregory Crace, Frederick Crace A Catalogue of Maps, Plans and Views of London, Westminster and Southwark, collected and arranged by Frederick Crace. 1878, vol. 35, no. 83.

Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 1038 iii/iii.

Bernard Adams London Illustrated 1604-1850: a survey and index of topographical books and their plates. London, 1983, 5.3.

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



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