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Woman with a Wreath of Oak Leaves

Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Martin Schongauer (German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)
Date:
1646
Medium:
Etching; first state of five (probably first state although the print is cut 3 x 3 mm within the platemark so it cannot be determined with certainty)
Dimensions:
Sheet (clipped impression): 4 7/16 × 3 5/16 in. (11.2 × 8.5cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.3114
Not on view
Half-length image of a young woman with long wavy hair, her arms crossed and resting on a ledge, holding a flower in one hand, a wreath of oak in her hair, and clasps in shape of oak leaves on her bodice.
Inscription: in plate, within image, at top: "Martin Schõn inu. / WHollar fecit / 1646"
Pennington 1641 i/v; New Hollstein (Hollar part III) 880 I/V, probably first state although the print is cut 3 x 3 mm within the platemark so it cannot be determined with certainty
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 1641 i/v.

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



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