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Bust of Hollar in a Circular Frame (published in Vertue's, Description of the Works of the Ingenious Delineator & Engraver, Wenceslaus Hollar)

Publisher:
George Vertue (British, London 1684–1756)
Date:
1745
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Image diameter: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm) Plate: 2 13/16 × 2 7/8 in. (7.1 × 7.3 cm) Sheet (inlaid): 3 1/16 × 3 1/8 in. (7.8 × 7.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.1478
Not on view
Inscription: In plate below image: 'a Lewengrun et Bareyt' around image, within frame: 'Wenceslaus Hollar. Obijt Lond. 1677 Aet. 70'
Pennington 1419 (posthumous copy made by Vertue); New Hollstein (Hollar Part IV)
1058 records this copy of the head and shoulders in a round made by George Vertue
for his catalogue of 1745.
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 1419 (posthumous copy).

Simon Turner Wenceslaus Hollar: New Hollstein German engravings, etchings and woodcuts, 1400-1700. Giulia Bartrum, vols. 1-9, 2009–2012.



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