Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Wenceslaus Hollar - part 7

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 - 6 also. 

This is part 7 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)
concluding from part 6 of these posts



1651 The Child 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 Child and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

1651 The Gamesters 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 Gamesters and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger

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

1543 The Waggoner and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger 

1651 The Duke 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 Duke and Death
Hans Holbein the Younger
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1652 Anna Maria, Queen of Spain
etching 22.6 x 16 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1652 Cupid with Eagle
etching 11.1 x 15.2 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1652 Cupid with Swan
etching 11.2 x 15.2 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1652 Landscape with Two Men Walking at Wood's Edge
etching 14.2 x 21.9 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1652-97 Virgils' Eclogues, Georgics and Aenead:

1652 Illustration to Virgil's Eclogues: Alexis
etching 31.1 x 19.4 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1652 Illustration to Virgil's Eclogues: Meliboeus
etching 28.8 x 19 cm ( plate ) cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1653 Illustration to Virgil's Eclogues: Daphnis
etching 29.4 x 19.2 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1653 Illustration to Virgil's Georgics: Aristaeus Seizing Proteus
etching 29.4 x 19.1 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1653 Illustration to Virgil's Georgics: Country Craftsmen
etching 29.7 x 19.8 cm ( plate )
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1654c Illustration to Virgil's Anead: Turnus before Latinus
etching 25.4 x 19.2 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1654c Illustration to Virgil's Georgics: Hiving Bees
etching 30.2 x 22 cm ( plate )
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1654c Illustration to Virgil's Georgics: The Ploughman
etching 29.2 x 19.1 cm  ( plate )
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1697 Illustration to Virgil's Eclogues, Georgics and Aenead
etching 29.1 x x 19.6 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

n.d. Illustration to Virgil's Anead
etching 29.3 x 19.7 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

n.d. Illustration to Virgil's Anead: Nisus Slaying Volscens
etching 30.2 x 19.4 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

n.d. Illustration to Virgil's Eclogues, Georgics and Aenead
etching 30.8 x 19.6 cm ( plate )
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

n.d. Illustration to Virgil's Georgics: The Swarming of the Bees
etching 29.3 x 18.6 ( plate ) cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1654 (published) Aeaneas:

n.d. Aeneas's Farewell to Andronache
etching ( state 3 ) 31 x 20 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

n.d. Aeneas and Acestes
etching ( state 2 ) 31 x 20 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

n.d. Aeneas and Charon
etching ( state 2 ) 31 x 20 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

n.d. Aeneas and Dido in the Underworld
etching ( state 2 ) 30 x 20 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

n.d. Aeneas and Diomedes
etching 30 x 20 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

n.d. Aeneas Erects a Trophy of the Weapons of Mezentius
etching ( state 2 ) 30 x 20 cm
 Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

n.d. Aeneas in the Underworld
etching 30 x 20 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

n.d. Aeneas Lands in Thrace
etching ( state 3 ) 31 x 20 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

n.d. Aeneas Leaves Troy
etching ( state 2 ) 30 x 21 cm
 Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

n.d. Aeneas Meets Andromache
etching ( state 2  ) 31 x 20 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

n.d. Aeneas' Fight with Mezentius and Lausus
etching ( state 2 ) 30 x 20 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1654 Alphabet:

1654 Capital Letter A
etching 4.8 x 4.4 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

n.d. Capital Letter W
etching 5.1 x 5.3 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA
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1654 Various Birds
etching 13.4 x 18.8 cm
Rijksmueum, Amsterdam

1662-63 A Leopard, Flowers, and Insects
etching 16.9 x 27.3 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1663 A Peony
etching ( state 3 ) 17 x 27 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1663 A Regular Cannon of Ye Order of Premonstratum
etching 8.1 x 5.5.cm
 Dallas Museum of Art, Texas

1664 John Clenche ( Justice under Elisabeth )
etching 29.4 x 20.1 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1665 A Yacht and Three Warships in a Storm
etching 12 x 28 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1665 Warships and a Spouting Whale
etching 13 x 28 cm
 Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1665 Warships in a Sea Storm
etching
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 

1665 Islington, London
etching 8.9 x 12.4 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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