Friday, 18 August 2017

Wenceslaus Hollar - part 5

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 - 4 also. 

This is part 5 of a 9-part series on the works of Wenceslaus Hollar:


1647 Elements:


1647 Air
etching ( state 2  ) 14 x 21 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1647 Fire, after Pieter van Avont
etching
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

1647 Water
etching 15 x 22 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto


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1647 Bearded Man
etching on ivory laid paper 14.4 x 11.2 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1647 Bearded Man with Chain Necklace
etching 7.3 x 2.5 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1647 Boeiers Sea
etching 14.5 x 23.6 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1647 Bow of a Ship
etching 14.1 x 23.4 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1647 Six Boys
etching
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

1647 Young Bacchus riding a Leopard led by a Satyr Blowing a Horn
etching on ivory laid paper 14.3 x 21.2 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1647c Four Small Boys and a Rearing Goat
etching 13.8 x 20.7 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1647 Hans von Zurich
etching 19.5 x 13 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1647 Whitehall from the River ( London )
etching on ivory laid paper 14.8 x 28.7 cm ( plate / sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1648 Anne of Cleves
etching 26.4 x 18.6 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1648 Gabriel Roelants
etching 12.7 x 8.7 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1648 Head of a Toothless Man with Bare, Sinewy Neck in Profile to Left, after Leonardo da Vinci
etching 7.8 x 5.6 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1648 Jane Seymour, Wife of Henry VIII
etching 14.4 x 10.8 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1648 The Bridge Over the Waterfall
etching on ivory laid paper 14.8 x 20.2 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1648-50 Landscape with a Man and a Woman, walking
etching 15.3 x 21.5 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1649 Landscape with a Shepherd in a Wood
etching 15.6 x 21.5 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1649 Landscape with Traveller and Beggar
etching 15.6 x 21.3 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1650 Cattle drinking
etching on ivory laid paper 18.2 x 23.1 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649 A Lion Standing, after Dürer
etching ( state 1 ) 11 x 16 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1649 A Poodle, after Matham
etching 8 x 12 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1649 A Stag Lying, after Dürer
etching 9 x 12 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1649 A Stag Lying, after Dürer 
etching 9 x 12 cm 
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1649 Dead Game and a Hound
etching 26.6 x 19 cm
Rijksmueum, Amsterdam

1649 Antwerp Cathedral
etching on ivory laid paper 48.7 x 33.9 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1648 Brabant Noblewoman
etching on grey Asian paper 90 x 56 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649 Burgher's Wife of Zurich
etching on grey Asian paper 94 x 56 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649 Dieppe Woman
etching on grey Asian paper 92 x 58 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649 Dieppe Woman
etching on grey Asian paper 92 x 58 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649 Hungarian Woman
etching on grey Asian paper 91 x 58 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649 Irish Woman
etching on grey Asian paper 93 x 59 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649 London Wife
etching on grey Asian paper 93 x 57 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649c Bonavontur Peeters
etching and engraving 16.2 x 11.2 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1650 Daniel Barbaro
etching 25.7 x 18.6 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1650 Vincent Stochove
etching on ivory laid paper 13.1 x 8.2 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1651 Dance of Death after Holbein the Younger:
(showing Holbein's original woodcuts after the etchings)

1651 Death's Coat of Arms, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.3 x 5.3 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 Death's Coat of ArmsHans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Garden of Eden, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.3 x 5.3 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Garden of EdenHans Holbein the Younger

1651 Expulsion from Paradise, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.3 x 5.3 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 Expulsion from ParadiseHans Holbein the Younger 

1651 Adam Ploughing, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.1 x 5.1 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 Adam PloughingHans Holbein the Younger 

1651 The Pope and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger 
etching 11.5 x 9.5 cm
Rijks Museum, Amsterdam

1651 The Pope and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.2 x 5.1 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Pope and DeathHans Holbein the Younger 

"Dance of Death" continues in part 6 of this series.

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