Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bust of woman with wide open mouth and up-turned nose, wearing large flat turban with cloth hanging down behind in profile to right

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:
Plate: 2 5/8 × 1 15/16 in. (6.7 × 4.9 cm) Sheet: 2 11/16 × 2 1/16 in. (6.8 × 5.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.18-265
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered upper left: 'Leonardo da/ Vinci inu:' ;
upper right:' W. Hollar fec/ 1665'
Pennington 1567 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar part VII) 1932 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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