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Catherine of Braganza

Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
1661
Medium:
Etching; first state of four (NH)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 × 5 5/8 in. (17.5 × 14.3 cm) sheet cut and corners clipped
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.7.7
Not on view
Bust, half length, in oval with double border.
She has thick wavy hair down to her shoulders, with a single lock
drawn back from he rforehead with a bow. She wears a wide band of lace
across her chest.
Marking: Sir Francis Seymour Haden (Lugt 1227); Ex Coll Lord Foley
his sale, Sotheby's, London, June 15–19, 1891, lot 220; Sir Francis Seymour Haden (British, London 1818–1910 Bramdean, Hampshire); Lord Foley; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Pennington 1448 i/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part VI) 1770 I/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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