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Four grotesque heads in profile to left

Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Date:
1625–77
Medium:
Etching; only state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 9/16 × 1 3/4 in. (6.5 × 4.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.18-247
Not on view
Four grotesque heads of elderly men in profile to left, arranged in two rows, the one at lower right wearing a a three-tiered cap; after Leonardo da Vinci.
Inscription: Lettered within design at bottom with artists' names: 'Leonardo da Vinci inu: / W. Hollar fecit,'
Pennington 1607 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar Part IV) 1254 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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