Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Woman of Virginia

Series/Portfolio:
Theatrum Mulierum and Aula Veneris
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
ca. 1643
Medium:
Etching; only state
Dimensions:
Plate: 3 11/16 × 2 3/8 in. (9.3 × 6 cm) Sheet: 3 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. (9.5 x 6.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Jane Costello Goldberg, 1986
Accession Number:
1987.1173.20
Not on view
Adapted from Theodore de Bry's engravings after John Shite in Thomas Harriot's 'A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia', Frankfurt 1590, cf plates IIII and VI
Inscription: Below: 'Mulier ex Virginia'; below left in design: ' W. Hollar fecit.'; at top left: ' a Virginian woman'.
Jane Costello Goldberg; Donor: Jane Costello Goldberg
Pennington 1907 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar part II) 634 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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