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Passau

Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
1652–77
Medium:
Etching; second state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/8 × 5 1/2 in. (6 × 14 cm) cut on platemark
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.17-383
Not on view
View with Passau in the valley at left, from the fortified bishop's castle on St George's Mount.
Inscription: Lettered in sky, at left: Passau; signed at bottom of image: W Hollar fec.; numbered below image at right:: 2; address of F. de Wit exc added to left of spire
Pennington 744i i/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part VIII) 2481 II/II
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 744 i/ii.

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



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