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

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.