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Unknown Woman

Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Sitter:
Formerly identified as Catherine of Aragon (Castille 1485–1536)
Date:
1647
Medium:
Etching and drypoint; third state of four (NH)
Dimensions:
Plate: 4 15/16 × 4 1/8 in. (12.5 × 10.5 cm) Sheet: 5 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (13.4 x 11.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.626
Not on view
Bust length portrait of a woman formerly identified as Queen Catherine of Aragon. From Hans Holbein portrait in the Arundel collection.
Inscription: Lettered below image with production details: 'HHolbein pinxit, W: Hollar fecit, ex Collectione Arundeliana, Ao. 1647.'

Marking: stamp verso: 'William Salt Library, Stafford' and graphite annotation: Bought at Sotheby's 5 March 1923/ lot 58 L _ with 7 others + comm PdC; drystamp of John Charrington, Lugt 572
Kennedy Galleries; William Salt Library (Stafford, UK); Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar [acquired 12/20/61 through L.S.]
Pennington 1549 ii/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part III) 983 III/IV
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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