Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Young man wearing a hat in profile to left

Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Publisher:
Adam Alexius Bierling (Netherlandish, 1625–1675)
Date:
1646
Medium:
Etching; third state of three (NH)
Dimensions:
Plate (slight margin, inlaid): 5 3/8 × 3 9/16 in. (13.6 × 9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.1481
Not on view
A young man shown bust-length in three-quarter profile to left, wearing a dark slashed cap, fur-trimmed gown, and shirt with frilled standing lace collar. Related drawing by Holbein in the Louvre.
Inscription: in plate below image: Latin dedication to Hendrick van der Borcht, and 'Adam, Alexius Bierling, Ao 1646'; in plate, within image at top: "HHolbein inu: / WHollar fecit, 1646'
Pennington 1543 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar part III) 872 III/III
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 1543.

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



Related Objects

Charles I

Artist: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London) Date: 1649 Medium: engraving Accession: 17.50.85 On view in:Not on view

Charles I & Henrietta Maria

Artist: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London) Date: 1641 Medium: engraving Accession: 52.614.1a, b On view in:Not on view

Charles I

Artist: After an engraving of 1641 by Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London) Date: 1650–70 Medium: Silk and metal thread on silk Accession: 39.13.7 On view in:Not on view

A Stag Lying, Facing Right, Next to a Tree

Artist: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London) Date: 1649 Medium: Etching Accession: 2012.136.638 On view in:Not on view

Water from The four elements, after Avont

Artist: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London) Date: 1647 Medium: Etching, only state Accession: 2012.136.627 On view in:Not on view