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Naked male torso seen from behind

Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Date:
1645
Medium:
Etching; only state
Dimensions:
3 9/16 x 2 1/16 in. (9.1 x 5.2 cm) upper left and bottom right corners cut
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.18-239
Not on view
Naked male torso seen from behind, with muscles strongly delineated, left side more heavily shaded, after Leonardo da Vinci.
Inscription: Lettered below left 'Leonar: da Vinci inu: / W Hollar fecit 1645'.
Pennington 1768 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar Part III)791 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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