Art/ Collection/ Art Object

A moth, three butterflies and two beetles

Series/Portfolio:
Butterflies and Insects, Muscarum scarabeorum, Twelve plates
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
1646
Medium:
Etching; first state of three
Dimensions:
Plate: 3 1/8 × 4 5/8 in. (8 × 11.7 cm) Sheet: 3 9/16 × 5 3/16 in. (9 × 13.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.72.118
Not on view
A moth, three butterflies and two beetles
Inscription: none

Marking: Lugt 844, verso, not identified
Pennington 2168 i/iii; New Hollstein (Hollar part III) 917 I/III
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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