Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Temple of the Tiburtine Sybil

Series/Portfolio:
Roman Ruins set of 12
Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Sebastiaen Vrancx (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1573–1647 Antwerp)
Date:
1650
Medium:
Etching; second state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 11/16 × 4 3/16 in. (6.9 × 10.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.17-395
Not on view
Ruins of the Temple of the Tiburtine Sybil in Rome; church in background at left.
Inscription: Signed and dated in the plate at lower centre of image: 'WHollar fecit 1650' and lettered below image with the title: 'Temple de la Sibille tiburtiane' and '8.' lower left,
Pennington 1108 ii/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part IV) 1102 II/II
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 1108 ii/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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