Monday, 21 August 2017

Wenceslaus Hollar - part 6

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 - 5 also. 

This is part 6 of a 9-part series on the works of Wenceslaus Hollar:



1651 Dance of Death after Holbein the Younger:

(showing Holbein's original woodcuts after the etchings)
continued from part 5 of these posts


1651 The Emperor and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.3 x 5 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Emperor and DeathHans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Cardinal and Death
etching 11.5 x 9.5 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1651 The Cardinal 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 Cardinal and DeathHans Holbein the Younger 

1651 The Empress and Death
etching 11.5 x 9.5 cm
Rijkmuseum, Amsterdam

1651 The Empress and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7 x 5 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Empress and DeathHans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Queen and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.2 x 5.4 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Queen and DeathHans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Bishop and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.1 x 5.4 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Bishop and DeathHans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Abbott and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching ( state 1 ) on ivory laid paper 12 x 9 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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

1543 The Abbott and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Abbess and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching ( state 1 ) on ivory laid paper 12 x 9 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1651 The Abbess and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.2 x 5.2 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Abbess and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Advocate
etching ( state 1 ) 12 x 9 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1651 The Advocate and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.2 x 5.2 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Advocate and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

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

1543 The Preacher and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Monk and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.3 x 5.2 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Monk and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Nun and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.2 x 5.2 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Nun and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Old Woman and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.2 x 5.3 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Old Woman and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger 

1651 The Doctor and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.1 x 5.2 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543The Doctor and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Rich Man and Death
etching 11.5 x 9.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1651 The Rich Man and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.3 x 5.2 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Rich Man and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Merchant and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.3 x 5.2 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Merchant and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Knight and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.1 x 5.2 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL
( Holbein not found )

1651 The Count and Death
etching 11.5 x 9.5 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1651 The Count and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.3 x 5.4 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Count and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Old Man and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.2 x 5.3 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Old Man and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Bride and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger 
etching 11.5 x 9.5 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam


1543 The Bride and DeathHans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Bridal Pair and Death, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching on ivory laid paper 7.1 x 5.3 cm ( sheet )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1543 The Bridal Pair and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

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

1543 The Pedlar and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

The Dance of death concludes with a few more images in part 7.

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