After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Etching; first state of two
Sheet: 3 11/16 × 2 11/16 in. (9.3 × 6.9 cm)
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Not on view
Title-page to 'Varie Figuræ & Probæ' , with bust of a middle-aged man with curly hair and bare shoulders behind a parapet in profile to left; sheet of paper with inscription pinned below; after Leonardo da Vinci
Inscription: Lettered beside head at right with artists' names: 'Leonardo da Vinci / inu: / W: Hollar fe:' and on paper on paper below: 'Varie Figuræ & / Probæ, a Wenceslao Hol= / =lar Bohemo, Collectæ, & / Aqua forti æri insculptæ, / Antuerpiæ Ao: 1645.'
Pennington 1558 i/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part III) 751 I/II
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.