Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Laura, the Lady of Petrarch

Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
after Jacopo Palma the Younger (Italian, Venice ca. 1548–1628 Venice)
Publisher:
Franciscus van den Wijngaerde (Flemish, Antwerp 1614–1697)
Date:
1650
Medium:
Engraving and etching; first state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 7/16 x 10 5/8 in. (39.2 x 27 cm) Plate: 10 1/8 x 7 11/16 in. (25.7 x 19.6 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Albums
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Gifts in Memory of Jacob Bean, and various donors, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.610(83)
Not on view
Part of a bound album containing 92 drawings and prints of anonymous and famous women of Europe.
Inscription: In plate, Latin inscription identifying the sitter along lower margin; bottom left: 'Palma pinxit'; bottom center: 'W: Hollar fecit, 1650, Ex Collectione Iohan & Iacobi van verle,'; bottom right: 'F: van den Wyngarde excudit,'
Lila Acheson Wallace Gift; Donor: Lila Acheson Wallace Gift
Pennington 1455 i; New Hollstein (Hollar)
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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