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Rothendael Abbey

Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Publisher:
Pieter van Avont (Flemish, 1599–1652)
Date:
1648
Medium:
Etching, second state of three
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/8 × 8 1/2 in. (15.6 × 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.1166-644
Not on view
Rothendael Abbey seen across a lake lined by trees, with two swans on the water. Two clerics walk along a path at left, and the abbey is seen in the distance near a river.
Inscription: Within image, lower left: WHollar fecit, 1648; in plate, below image: Latin dedication to Adriano van der Reest by Peeter van Avont
Pennington 88 ii/iii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part IV) 995 II/III
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 886 iii/iii.

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



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