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Mary Stuart

Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
after Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, Antwerp 1599–1641 London)
Publisher:
Johannes Meyssens (Flemish, Brussels 1612–1670 Antwerp)
Sitter:
Mary, Queen of Scots (Linlithgow 1542–1587 Fotheringhay, England)
Date:
1625–77
Medium:
Etching; first state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 7/16 x 10 5/8 in. (39.2 x 27 cm) Plate: 10 7/8 x 7 9/16 in. (27.7 x 19.2 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Albums
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Gifts in Memory of Jacob Bean, and various donors, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.610(55)
Not on view
Part of a bound album containing 92 drawings and prints of anonymous and famous women of Europe.
Inscription: In plate, Latin inscription identifying the sitter below image; bottom left: 'Ant: Van Dycke pinxit'; bottom center: 'W: Hollar fecit, Aº: 1650'; bottom right: 'Ioannes Meysens excud: Antuerpiœ'
Lila Acheson Wallace Gift; Donor: Lila Acheson Wallace Gift
Pennington 1484; New Hollstein (Hollar) ; New Hollstein (Van Dyck) III.162.161 i
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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