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The stone bridge

Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Jacob Pynas (Dutch, Amsterdam 1592/93–after 1650 Amsterdam (?))
Artist:
Formerly attribued to Adam Elsheimer (German, Frankfurt 1578–1610 Rome)
Publisher:
Frans van den Wyngaerde (Flemish 1614–1679)
Date:
1649
Medium:
Etching; second state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 15/16 × 10 5/8 in. (20.1 × 27 cm) cut within platemark
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.17-374
Not on view
Landscape; herdsman with cattle by a river at the foot of a rocky hill at left, bridge nearby; after Jacob Pynas.
Inscription: Lower left: AElsheimer inv'; 'W. Hollar fecit. 1649'; lower right: F: van Wyngaerde exc.
Pennington 1222 ii/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part IV ) 1041 II/II
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 1222 i/ii.

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



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