Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Roman Women (from, Robert Stapylton, Mores Hominum–The Manners of Men, Described in Sixteen Satyrs, by Juvenal)

Series/Portfolio:
Robert Stapylton, Mores Hominum–The Manners of Men, Described in Sixteen Satyrs, by Juvenal, 1660
Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Johan Danckerts (Dutch, 1615–1681/87)
Author:
Associated with Robert Stapylton (British, active 1669)
Subject:
Decimus Junius Juvenal (Aquinum 55/60?–?127/140)
Date:
1660
Medium:
Etching; second state of two
Dimensions:
Plate: 11 1/2 × 7 7/8 in. (29.2 × 20 cm) Sheet: 11 7/8 × 8 11/16 in. (30.2 × 22 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.81.1.40
Not on view
Junius Juvenal and Umbricius approaching on a cobbled street in foreground at left, past a woman, wearing pattens; at right, a girl kissing a man, milking a cow; more figures on riverbank behind; a man stepping ashore from a boat rowed by two black boys, greated by a woman; castle and temples on clifftop at right; illusttrates Robert Stapylton, "Mores Hominum–The Manners of Men, Described in Sixteen Satyrs," by Juvenal.
Inscription: Bottom center: 'I Dankers Inu'; bottom right : ' W. Hollar fecit'
Pennington 435 ii/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part VI) 1758 II/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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