Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bust of woman with wide-open mouth and long curly hair falling over her shoulders, wearing low-cut dress with ribbon round her waist, in profile to left

Series/Portfolio:
Divers Anticke Faces Titlepage and eight pages
Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Date:
1665
Medium:
Etching;only state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 5/8 × 1 13/16 in. (6.6 × 4.6 cm) cut within platemark
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.18-264
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered upper left: 'Leonardo da Vinci inu: / W. Hollar fecit. 1665'.
Pennington 1568 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar part VII) 1933 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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