Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Prospect of the Lower Part of Tangier

Series/Portfolio:
Various views of Tangier. New Hollstein 2227-2232
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
ca. 1670
Medium:
Etching; second state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 13/16 × 8 5/16 in. (12.2 × 21.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Julie Parsons Redmond, 1960
Accession Number:
60.534.22
Not on view
View onto Tangier, with the bay and hills in the distance; in the foreground, two figures on horseback, and a troop of soldiers in foreground at left; two ships in the bay.
Inscription: Lettered below image with names of landmarks, title, 'W: Hollar delin:'
and address added below title: Sold at the White Horse withoit Newgate'.
Julie Parsons Redmond (American, ca. 1882–1959); Donor: Julie Parsons Redmond (American, ca. 1882–1959)
Pennington 1190 ii/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part VIII) 2230 II/II
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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