Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Woman with circular lace ruff

Series/Portfolio:
Women's heads framed in roundels Thirteen plates
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
1644
Medium:
Etching; only state
Dimensions:
Plate: 4 × 3 3/4 in. (10.2 × 9.6 cm) Sheet: 4 1/4 x 3 13/16 in. (10.8 x 9.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Van Horne Norrie, 1917
Accession Number:
17.34.7
Not on view
Woman shown bust length within a roundel, her hair pulled back and covered by a net, wearing a round ruff and fur stole over a laced bodice.
Inscription: In plate; upper left of image: 'W. Hollar fecit / Antwerpiæ 1644'

Marking: A. Freiherr von Lanna (Lugt 1836-1909); Herman Ohse (Lugt 1350); Graf F.J. von Enzenberg (Lugt 845)
Dr. Van Horne Norrie; Donor: Dr. Van Horne Norrie
Pennington 1919 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar part III) 694 only state
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 1919.

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



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