Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Daggars and scabbards

Series/Portfolio:
Two of the plates from this suite were etched in London, in 1644, and the other two in Antwerp, in 1645.
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date:
1625–77
Medium:
Etching; first state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 7/8 × 3 15/16 in. (15 × 10 cm) cut c. 6 x 5 mm within platemark
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.2096
Not on view
Ornamental designs for daggars and scabbards,
after drawings by Hans Holbein the younger, now lost
Inscription: Below right, in design: 'H Holbein delineavit, / W. Hollar fecit, ex Collectione / Arundeliana Londini 1644'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Pennington 2596 i/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part II) 637 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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