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.

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.