Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Westminster Hall (New Palace Yard and the Clock House)

Series/Portfolio:
London Views (NH 946-953)
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
1647
Medium:
Etching; fourth state of four
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/4 × 11 1/4 in. (14.6 × 28.5 cm) cut outside the borderline and within the platemarrk
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.81.2.17
Not on view
Westminster Hall; view of square to the north of Westminster Hall, with groups of people and coaches on the left and fountain on the right; Abbey seen over the roofs in the background; a reduced plate
Inscription: Lettered above: Sala 'Regalis cum Curia West-monasterÿ, vulgo Westminster haall'. Below left: 'lar fecit 1647' and at bottom right: '6'.:
Pennington 1040 iv/iv; New Hollstein (Hollar part III) 953 IV/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.



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