Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Helmeted Head

Series/Portfolio:
Helmeted heads in profile Six plates
Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, Parma 1503–1540 Casalmaggiore)
Date:
1645
Medium:
Etching; first state of two (NH)
Dimensions:
Plate: 2 11/16 × 1 7/8 in. (6.9 × 4.8 cm) thread margins in places
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.18-74
Not on view
A middle-aged warrior with mustache and beard shown bust-length in profile to the right.. After Parmigianino.
Inscription: Upper right: ' F. Parm inu:/ W. Hollar fecit 1645'
Earls of Pembroke
Pennington 1617 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar part III) 762 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.



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