Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Still-life with a group of muffs, a pair of gloves, fans, mask and two kerchiefs

Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
1647
Medium:
Etching, only state
Dimensions:
image: 4 3/16 x 8 in. (10.6 x 20.2 cm) cut on the platemark
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Van Horne Norrie, 1917
Accession Number:
17.34.9
Not on view
A group of muffs; articles of dress laid on a table including muffs, two kerchiefs with lace borders, muff with brocade round centre, gloves, feather whisk, half-mask, pin cushion and fan.
Inscription: Lettered bottom center: 'WHollar fecit Aqua forti 1647' and towards right 'Antuerpiæ'.
Dr. Van Horne Norrie; Donor: Dr. Van Horne Norrie
Pennington 1951 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar part III) 799 only state
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 1951.

Margaret F. MacDonald, Susan Grace Galassi, Aileen Ribeiro, Patricia de Montfort Whistler, Women and Fashion. Exh. cat.; The Frick Collection. London and New Haven, 2003, fig. no. 53, 57.

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



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