Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ornate goblet on feet of masks

Series/Portfolio:
One of ten plates of ornamental designs after Hans Holbein; see New Hollstein (Hollar, Part III) 824-833
Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date:
1645
Medium:
Etching, only state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 9/16 × 4 1/2 in. (19.2 × 11.5 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, in memory of Walter E. Stait, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.978.2
Not on view
Ornate engraved goblet with masks of satyrs as feet, featuring a female figure on the finial of the lid, standing to left, surrounded by a scroll; after Hans Holbein
Inscription: Lettered at lower right: 'HHolbein olim delineauit, W: Hollar fecit / ex Collectione Arundeliana, Antwerp: 1645.
Pennington 2633 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar, Part III) 825 only state
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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