Art/ Collection/ Art Object

William Dugdale

Series/Portfolio:
William Dugdale's 'The Antiquities of Warwickshire Illustrated' contained his frontispiece portrait and 183 plates - see New Hollstein (Hollar) 1445 for description of publication history, and 1445-1628 for the plates.
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Sitter:
Sir William Dugdale (British, 1605–1686)
Date:
1656
Medium:
Etching; fifth state of five
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/16 × 6 15/16 in. (23.3 × 17.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Junius S. Morgan, 1929
Accession Number:
29.102.111
Not on view
Portrait of William Dugdale; half length, almost full face; siting at a table in a coat with fur cuffs and a small white collar; wearing a broad-brimmed hat; his right hand holds a rolled MS on the table; to the left a copy of 'Monasticon Anglicanum' and 'The Antiquities of Warwicksh: illustrated', and an ink well with pen and knife; behind shelves with documents and seals;
Inscription: Titled below image: ' Gulielmus Dugdale'/ Wen. Hollar delin. et Scul./ 'Aetatis 50. Ao. MDCLVI'.
Junius Spencer Morgan; Donor: Junius Spencer Morgan
Pennington 1392 v/v; New Hollstein (Hollar Part V) 1445 V/V
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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