After Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Etching, only state
Sheet: 7 7/8 × 5 1/8 in. (20 × 13 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered above with the title and 'Hans holbein / 1532'. In margin dedication by Hendrick van der Borcht to Matthaeus Merian: 'D: MATTHEO MERIANO BASILIENSI, ARTIS CHALCOGRAPHIÆ PERITIS= / =simo, Do et Patrono suo dilectissimo, Hanc tabellam dedicat, Henricus van der Borcht, iunior;' Below left 'WHollar fecit, 1647, ex Collectione Arundeliana'.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Pennington 1411 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar Part III) 974 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.
Artist: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)Date: 1647Medium: Etching; bottom right corner where '2' is added to plate in the second state has been torn off and replaced so state is indeterminate.Accession: 25.83.8On view in:Not on view