Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Shell: Hebrew Volute ( Voluta ebraea L)

Series/Portfolio:
From the unpublished set of 39 plates
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
ca. 1646
Medium:
Etching; only state
Dimensions:
Plate: 3 13/16 × 5 9/16 in. (9.7 × 14.2 cm) cut on the platemark at right and with thread mar gins elsewhere
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.1301
Not on view
Inscription: none

Marking: Dr. Francis Springell, Portinscale, Keswick, England
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 28, 1994–February 5, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 15, 2002–October 6, 2002.

Pennington 2197 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar part IV) 1282 only state
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982.

"Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1991 - June 30, 1992. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 122, New York, 1992, p. 52.

Suzanne Boorsch, William M. Griswold, Elizabeth Wyckoff, Helen Bobritzky Mules, Colta Ives, David W. Kiehl "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection, 1991-1992: Renaissance Europe, Europe 1700-1900, United States 1780-1900." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 50, no. 2, New York, Autumn 1992, p. 33.

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



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