Friday, 11 August 2017

Wenceslaus Hollar - part 2

Wenceslaus Hollar in his Workshop
etching 16.3 x 11.6 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

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 and for earlier works by Hollar, see part 1 also. 

This is part 2 of a 9-part series on the works of Wenceslaus Hollar:


1630-63 Women full length (continued from part 1):


1648 Antwerp Woman
etching on grey Asian paper 92 x 57 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1648 Hungarian Woman
etching 9.3 x 5.8 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

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

1649 Spanish Noblewoman
etching on grey Asian paper 91 x 57 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649 Viennese Woman
etching on grey Asian paper 90 x 58 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649 Wife of the London Mayor
etching on grey Asian paper 90 x 58 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649 Woman of Bern
etching on grey China paper 93 x 57 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649 Young Zurich Woman
etching on grey Asian paper 92 x 57 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1649 Zürich Woman in Wedding Dress
etching on grey Asian paper 91 x 57 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1650 Antwerp Wife
etching on grey Asian paper 91 x 59 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1663 A Lay Sister of the Order of St. Clare
etching 9.5 x 5.4 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

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1635 A Man's Head, after Screta
etching 8 x 7 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

1639 Infant Hercules Asleep
etching 15.2 x 13.8 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1639 Kneeling King Richard II accompanied by John the Baptist, King Edmund and Edward the Confessor
etching 25.1 x 13.9 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1639 Virgin and Child Surrounded by Angels
etching 24.6 x 13.3 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1640 Arthur Lake, Bishop of Bath and Wells
etching 15.1 x 10.7 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1640 Ornatus Muliebris Anglicanus 
(The Clothing of English Women):

1638 Court Lady in Low-necked Dress, Necklace over Collar
etching 14 x 8 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1638 Woman in black bonnet, fur muff, lace collar
etching 14.3 x 8.2 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1639 Court Lady in slashed dress, with lace collar, fur muff
etching 14 x 7.9 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1639 Woman in low-cut gown
etching 14.1 x 8.1 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1639 Woman muffled in cape, mask and hood, with muff
etching 14.1 x 7.8 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1639 Woman turned away, with fan and lace collar
etching 13.8 x 7.7 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1639 Woman with a Handkerchief
etching
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

1639 Woman with fan, jewelled collar
etching 14.1 x 8 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1639 Woman with fur muff standing on two steps
etching 13.6 x 7.6 cm ( plate )
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas

1640 Court Lady with brooch, jewelled belt, sleeves, lace-cuffed gloves
etching 13.9 x 8 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Court Lady with lace and jewelled collar, gloves
etching 14.5 x 8.1 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Woman seen from behind, raising overskirt
etching 14.2 x 7.8 cm
 Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Woman from back, wearing wide-brimmed hat, raising overskirt
etching 14.2 x 7.8 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Woman in apron, bonnet, large collar, holding gloves
etching 14.2 x 8.1 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Woman in bonnet, apron, white cape collar and gloves
etching 14.1 x 8 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Woman in coif, wearing pattens, carrying basket
etching 14.3 x 8 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Woman in profile, wearing hat, apron, holding skirt train
etching 14.1 x 7.9 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Woman in ruff, apron, wide-brimmed hat
etching 14.2 x 7.9 cm
 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Woman in white coif, gloves, scissors on chatelaine
etching 14.2 x 8 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Woman in wide-brimmed hat, large ruff, fur muff
etching 14 x 7.8 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Woman with a feather fan
etching 14.2 x 7.8 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Woman with feather in hair, chatelaine-locket
etching 14 x 7.7 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1640 Woman with mask and muff
etching 13.4 x 7 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1640 Woman with veil, gloves, feather fan
etching 14.2 x 8.1 cm
Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, MA

1640c Woman in white coif, wide-brimmed hat, muff
 etching 14.1 x 7.9 cm
 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

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1641 Charles I of England
etching 14.p x 9.7 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1641 Henrietta Maria of England
etching 10.3 x 10.2 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1641 Henrietta Maria of England
etching 15.6 x 11.8 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1641 Spring state 2
etching 25 x 18 cm
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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