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Five satyrs and two nymphs

Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Adam Elsheimer (German, Frankfurt 1578–1610 Rome)
Date:
1650
Medium:
Etching, only state
Dimensions:
Plate: 2 13/16 × 3 15/16 in. (7.1 × 10 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.18-244
Not on view
Five satyrs and two nymphs in a wooded landscape, one of the satyrs playing the pipes while a nymph dances and plays a tambourine at left, another satyr approaches from the right.
Inscription: Lettered below image with artists' names and date: 'Adam Elsheimer inu: / W. Hollar fecit, 1650,'
Pennington 279 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar, Part IV) 1080 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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