Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Woman with dark hair and a bow in profile to the left

Series/Portfolio:
Women's heads framed in roundels Thirteen plates
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
1642
Medium:
Etching; only state
Dimensions:
Plate: 3 7/8 × 3 5/8 in. (9.9 × 9.2 cm) Sheet: 5 5/8 x 5 1/4 in. (14.3 x 13.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.756-2261
Not on view
Portrait of a woman, head and shoulders almost in profile to left, with curly hair falling over her shoulders and a bow on the side, wearing transparent collar with double lace flounce over bodice laced across her chest.
Inscription: 'W. Hollar fecit 1642' in circle at top center
Pennington 1917 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar part II) 374 only state
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 1917.

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



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