Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Horseman

Series/Portfolio:
Landscapes 6 plates
Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Jan Wildens (Flemish, 1586–1653)
Publisher:
Johannes Meyssens (Flemish, Brussels 1612–1670 Antwerp)
Date:
1650
Medium:
Etching; third state of four
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (14 × 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.3310
Not on view
A horseman galloping to right along a country road; chapel flanked by farm houses on the bank of a river or lake at left; church, houses, windmills and spires seen on the wooded bank in background.
Inscription: Lettered below left: 'Ioannes Wildens inuentor.', center: 'W: Hollar fecit, 1650,' and right 'C. Galle exc.'
Pennington 1226 iii/iv; New Hollstein (Hollar Part IV) 1107 III/IV
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 1226 iii/iv.

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



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