Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Wenceslaus Hollar - part 4

Wenceslaus Hollar (1607 Prague – 1677 London) was one of the premier etchers and draftsmen of the 17th century, known for his landscapes, architectural and topographical views, still-lifes, and women’s fashions. A prolific artist with 2,525 prints attributed to him.

For further biographical notes on Hollar, see part 1.
For more works, see parts 1 - 3 also. 

This is part 4 of a 9-part series on the works of Wenceslaus Hollar:


after1644 Diversae Insectorum:


after 1644 Title Page from Diversae Insectorum
etching on ivory laid paper 11.6 x 18.1 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

after 1644 A Dragonfly, Ladybirds, and Butterflies
etching on ivory laid paper 14 x 14 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

after 1644 A Moth, Butterflies, and Bees
etching on ivory laid paper 11.6 x 18.1 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

after 1644 A Moth, Six Butterflies, and a Bee
etching on ivory laid paper 12 x 14 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

after 1644 A Moth, Three Butterflies, and Two Beetles
etching state 1 on ivory laid paper 8 x 12 cm
 Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

after 1644 Five Butterflies and a Moth
etching on ivory laid paper 10.8 x 20.3 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

after 1644 Six Insects, a Caterpillar, and a Snail
etching on ivory laid paper 11.6 x 18.2 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

after 1644 Two Dragonflies and Five Butterflies
etching on ivory laid paper 11.5 x 18.2 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

after 1646 A Dragonfly, Ladybirds, and Butterflies
etching on ivory laid paper 11.1 x 20.6 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

after 1846 after A Dragonfly, Ladybirds, and Butterflies
etching on ivory laid paper 11.1 x 20.6 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL


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1644 Johann Banfi Huniades
etching
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1644-52 Diana the Huntress, Lying Under a Tree
etching and engraving 15.4 x 21.6 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1645 A Female with Tied Back Hair and a Bald Male facing Each Other
etching 9.5 x 13.9 cm ( plate )
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1645 A Recumbent Lion, after Dürer
etching 10 x 13 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1645 Albury
etching on ivory laid paper 8.9 x 15.8 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1645 Albury
etching ( state 1 ) 9 x 16 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1645 Albury ( etching state 1 ) 9 x 16 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1645c Albury
etching on ivory laid paper 8.9 x 15.3 cm ( plate )

1645c Albury
etching on ivory laid paper 8.9 x 15.9 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1645c Albury with Tree-Stump in Foreground
etching on ivory laid paper 8.9 x 15.8 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1645 Head of a Black Woman with a Lace Kerchief Hat
etching on ivory laid paper 7.7 x 5.8 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1645 Head of a Young Black Boy in Profile to Right
etching on ivory laid paper 8 x 5.9 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1645 Portrait of an American Indian from Virginia
etching 11 x 7.8 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1645 Turk, with Flowered Vest
etching
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1645 Woman with Circular Lace Ruff in Profile to Right
etching on ivory laid paper 10.3 x 9.5 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1645-50 The Iconography:

1645 Jan van Malderen, from The Iconography, after Anthony van Dyck
etching 26.4 x 20 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1645 Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland from The Iconography
etching 24.6 x 19.5 cm ( plate )
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

1646 Alethea, Countess of Arundel from The Iconography, after Anthony van Dyck
etching 26.8 x 19.7 cm ( plate )
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

1646 Lucus and Cornelis de Wael, from The Iconography
etching 29.1 x 22.3 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1646c Mary Villiers, Duchess of Lennox and Richmond from The Iconography, after Anthony van Dyck
etching 23.5 x 18.5 cm ( plate )
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

1649 Charles, Prince of Wales from The Iconography, after Anthony Van Dyck
etching on ivory laid paper 25.2 x 18.7 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1650 Frances Stuart, Countess of Portland from The Iconography, after Anthony van Dyck
etching 27.8 x 19.2 cm ( plate )
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

1646 Charles Louis, Elector Palatine, from the Iconography, after Anthony van Dyck
etching 28.7 x 20.5 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

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1645c Head of a Girl Wearing a Jewelled Headdress
etching 7.2 x 5.1 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1646 A Dead Stag
etching 14 x 21 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1646 A Jay
etching 10 x 11 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1646 A Wide Cup with Ornamental Stem
etching 16 x 13 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1646 A Wide Cup with Ornamental Stem
etching 17 x 12 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1646 Adoration of the Kings
etching 17 x 27 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1646 Head of a Woman with Parted Hair and Necklace
etching 9.8 x 6.3 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1646 Lions
etching 13.9 x 20.8 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1646 Portrait of the English Mathematician and Clergyman, William Oughtred
etching and drypoint 16.1 x 10.6 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1646 Seven Putti Carrying the Cross
etching ( state 1 ) 12.8 x 20.3 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

1646 Six Hounds
etching 13.2 x 20.3 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

1646 The House on the Cliff ( Elsheimer )
etching 12 x 12 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1646c Five Boys and a Satyr
etching 12.4 x 20.9 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

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