Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Richard Bernard

Series/Portfolio:
Frontispiece to Bernard's 'Thesaurus Biblicus', London, 1644
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Sitter:
Richard Bernard (British, baptized Epworth, Lincolnshire 1568–1642)
Date:
1641
Medium:
Etching; only state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/16 × 4 3/8 in. (16 × 11.1 cm) cut 2 x 4 mm outside image and text but within platemark
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Junius S. Morgan, 1929
Accession Number:
29.102.132
Not on view
Portrait of Richard Bernard, half-length, directed very slightly to right, looking towards the viewer, holding a book with both hands, wearing a cap and clerical robes
Inscription: Lettered within design at top left: 'Ætatis suæ 74', below image with the title, information about the sitter over a further line, followed by 'Ao: 1641;'/ 'W: Hollar. Bohem, ad vivum del: Londini;'
Junius Spencer Morgan; Donor: Junius Spencer Morgan
Pennington 1363 only state ; New Hollstein (Hollar Part II) 337 only state
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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