After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Etching; only state
sheet (clipped impression): 4 3/16 x 6 5/8 in. (10.6 x 16.8 cm)
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Not on view
A monk with a jutting jaw and missing teeth and a woman with a grotesque face and youthful body face each other.
Inscription: 'Leonardo da Vinci inuenit' at bottom, center
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine," September 13, 2011–March 4, 2012.
Pennington 1601A copy?; New Hollstein (Hollar Part IX) R121 (rejected)
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.
Nadine Orenstein, Constance C. McPhee Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine Exh. cat.: September 13, 2011 - March 4, 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2011, Entry by Nadine Orenstein, cat. no. 5, pp. 21, 26, ill.