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Head of a bald, sinewy man looking downwards

Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Date:
1648
Medium:
Etching; only state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 5/8 × 1 3/4 in. (6.7 × 4.4 cm) cut 1mm into image at top and bottom
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.18-256
Not on view
Head of a bald, sinewy man looking downwards, after Leonardo da Vinci
Inscription: Lettered at right: ' Leonardo/ da Vinci inu/ WHollar fec/ 1648'
Pennington 1578 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar Part IV) 1018 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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