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Satyr and two nymphs

Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Adam Elsheimer (German, Frankfurt 1578–1610 Rome)
Date:
1646
Medium:
Etching, only state
Dimensions:
Plate: 2 5/8 × 3 3/4 in. (6.6 × 9.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.18-154
Not on view
Wooded landscape with a satyr seated on a hillock in foreground at left. He is playing the pipes to two nymphs
Inscription: At left: 'AElsheimer inu: WHollar fecit, 1646'
Earls of Pembroke
Pennington 278 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar, Part Ill) 847 only state
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982.

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



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