St Bruno standing on a hillock, his left foot on an orb, left hand on his heart, holding an open book in the other, looking towards the sky where two cherubs are seen on a cloud at right; fountain gushing from a tomb at right; an abbey seen in the valley at left, seven stars in a circle in the sky above; rocky mountains in the distance; cartouche with inscription at center in foreground, bishop's mitre lying at left; after Gilles Baquereel
Inscription: Lettered on cartouche with the title, information in Latin about St Bruno over seven lines, signed and dated below: 'WHollar fecit 1649'.
Pennington 157 i/iv; New Hollstein (Hollar Part IV) 1027 I/IV
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.
Artist: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)Date: 1647Medium: Etching; bottom right corner where '2' is added to plate in the second state has been torn off and replaced so state is indeterminate.Accession: 25.83.8On view in:Not on view