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Bust of Hollar in a Circular Frame (published in Vertue's, Description of the Works of the Ingenious Delineator & Engraver, Wenceslaus Hollar...1759)

Artist:
After Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Publisher:
George Vertue (British, London 1684–1756)
Date:
1759
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Image diameter: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm) Plate: 2 11/16 x 2 11/16 in. (6.9 x 6.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.81.2(2)
Not on view
Inscription: in plate below image: "a Lewengrun et Bareyt"; around image, within frame: "Wenceslaus Hollar. Obijt Lond. 1677 Aet. 70"
Pennington 1419 (posthumous copy); New Hollstein (Hollar)
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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