Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Head of young man wearing hat in profile to right

Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date:
1648
Medium:
Etching, only state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 5/8 × 1 13/16 in. (6.6 × 4.6 cm) cut mostly on platemark, bottom corners are clipped
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.2099
Not on view
Portrait bust of a young man in profile to right, wearing a soft cap with slashed brim and doublet with slashed collar; after Hans Holbein the Younger
Inscription: Lettered above head at left and right with artists' names and dated: 'HHolbein inu:' and 'WHollar fecit / 1648'.

Marking: Mounted on album sheet with number '298'
ex. coll: Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Pennington 1551 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar part IV) 1013 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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