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Temple courtyard with figures, after David Teniers the Elder (?)

Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Adam Elsheimer (German, Frankfurt 1578–1610 Rome)
Date:
1625–77
Medium:
Etching, second state of three
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 × 6 7/16 in. (22.5 × 16.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.617.31
Not on view
Temple colonnade and courtyard, with walking, seated and conversing figures, some looking down a well at left.
Inscription: Lettered below image with production and publication details: 'Ælsheimer inu: / F. van den Wyngarde exc: / W. Hollar fecit'
Pennington 114 ii/iii; New Hollstein (Hollar, Part IV) 1200 II/III
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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