Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Thermaru diocletiani Ruinae (Roman Ruins)

Series/Portfolio:
Roman Ruins Title-plate plus seven plates
Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Sebastiaen Vrancx (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1573–1647 Antwerp)
Date:
1651
Medium:
Etching; second state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 5/8 in. × 4 in. (6.7 × 10.2 cm) cut within platemark
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.81.2.67
Not on view
Baths of Diocletian in Rome, seen from outside, partly overgrown with vegetation.
after Sebastian Vrancx
Inscription: Signed and dated in the plate within image at lower left: 'WHollar fecit 1651', lettered below image, center, with the title: ' Thermae diocletiani Ruinae'; and '5' at left.
Pennington 1105 ii/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar part IV) 1099 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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