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Piazza in Covent Garden

Series/Portfolio:
London views
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
ca. 1647
Medium:
Etching; second state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 11/16 in. × 10 in. (14.4 × 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.1166-383
Not on view
View across the market in Covent Garden towards St Paul's Church.
Inscription: In sky: Piazza in Conventgarden (sic); below right: W Hollar fecit
and below borderline: number '2'
Pennington 909 ii/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part III) 948 II/II
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. 18, no. 51.

Arthur Mayger Hind Hollar and his views of London and Windsor in the seventeenth century. London, 1922, cat. no. 79.

Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 909 ii/ii.

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



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