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StatementRachel Doggett, Julie L. Biggs, Carol Brobeck.
ContributionsHollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677., Doggett, Rachel., Biggs, Julie L., Brobeck, Carol.
LC ClassificationsNE642.H7 A4 1996
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Pagination123 p. :
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL775928M
ISBN 100295975946
LC Control Number97176672

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Read this book on Questia. The etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar -- his architectural and topographical views, maps, and depictions of people, fashions, and events -- have done more to shave our ideas of 17th-century English life than the work of any other artist. Impressions of Wenceslaus Hollar by Julie L.

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Get this from a library. Impressions of Wenceslaus Hollar. [Wenceslaus Hollar; Rachel Doggett; Julie L Biggs; Carol Brobeck; Folger Shakespeare Library.] -- Distributed for Folger Shakespeare Library, Exhibition catalog. Wenceslaus Hollar ( Prague – London) was one of the most important artists of the 17 th century.

His international career, affluent patrons, and insatiable curiosity enabled him to create a diverse range of prints and drawings, remarkable for their varied.

Impressions of Wenceslaus Hollar was part of the Exhibitions at the Folger, and opened on Septemand closed on February 3, The exhibition catalog can be purchased from the Folger Shop.

If Wenceslaus Hollar were alive today, he might well be a freelance photographer. His eye was his camera lens, his copperplates the film. The Fisher Hollar collection contains some one hundred published works containing original prints made from Hollar's plates, in addition to the individual etchings.

In an effort to provide the original context for at least some of Hollar's book illustration, the full text of several works has been included on the site.

About Wenceslaus Hollar. Hollar, a Czech etcher, was born inthe son of an upper middle-class civic official. Very little is known about his early life, but he evidently learned the rudiments of his craft by age eighteen, left his native Prague at age twenty, and likely studied in Frankfurt under Matthaus Merian.

Wenceslaus Hollar Posted in London People, Restoration London A section of Hollar’s famous Long View of London, originally produced as a five-metre long panorama of the city, it is a bird’s-eye view from above the church of Overie in Southwark. Wenceslaus Hollar (), a printmaker and topographical watercolorist, was brought to London from his native Prague by the Earl of Arundel in and became the first great etcher to practice in England.

Hollar's range of interests was enormous—from views of London to portraits to costume studies of the fashionable classes to book. Title: Album of Prints by Hollar. Artist: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague – London) Date: Medium: Etching. Dimensions: Book: 22 13/16 x 16 9/16 x 2 3/4 in.

(58 x 42 x 7cm) Classification: Books. Credit Line: Rogers Fund, Accession Number: Long View Impressions of Wenceslaus Hollar book London from Bankside is a panoramic etching made by Wenceslas Hollar in Antwerp in It depicts a panorama of London, based on drawings done while Hollar was in London in the early earlier panoramas of London, Hollar's panorama takes a single viewpoint, the tower of St Saviour in Southwark (now Southwark Cathedral), from where he made the drawings.

A Descriptive Catalogue Of The Etched Work Of Wenceslaus Hollar A Descriptive Catalogue Of The Etched Work Of Wenceslaus Hollar by Richard Pennington.

Download it A Descriptive Catalogue Of The Etched Work Of Wenceslaus Hollar books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Email this Article Wenceslas Hollar. Bibliography New Hollstein, 9 vols.

(by Simon Turner) R. Pennington, 'A descriptive catalogue of the etched work of WH', Cambridge ( nos, following the numbering used by Parthey inbut with new states added) F.

Sprinzels, 'Hollars Handzeichnungen' [Hollar's Drawings] (Vienna, ) (catalogue) A. Volrábová (ed) Wenceslaus Hollar and Europe Between Life and. Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian Vaclav Hollar, Wenceslaus also given as Wenzel, (born JPrague—died MaLondon), Bohemian etcher whose works are a rich source of information about the 17th century.

Hollar went to Frankfurt in where he studied under the engraver and publisher Matthäus Merian, later moving to Strasbourg, and then to Cologne in Wenceslaus Hollar (23 July – 25 March ) was a prolific and accomplished Bohemian graphic artist of the 17th century, who spent much of his life in England.

He is known to German speakers as Wenzel Hollar; and to Czech speakers as Václav Hollar Czech: [ˈvaːtslav ˈɦolar].He is particularly noted for his engravings and was born in Prague, died in London, and was buried. InGeorge Vertue paid homage to his association with Hollar in a vignette he published in Description of the Works of the Ingenious Delineator and Engraver Wenceslaus Hollar.

It featured a bust of Arundel in front of a pyramid, symbolizing immortality, surrounded by illustrated books and the instruments of Hollar’s trade.

"Mr. Wenceslaus Hollar's ground for etching in copper or brass; with his directions how to use it", p. ; "The life of Wenceslaus Hollar, engraver", p. [] Includes bibliographical references. Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge,cat.

i/iv. Simon Turner Wenceslaus Hollar: New Hollstein German engravings, etchings and woodcuts, Giulia Bartrum, vols.–, cat.

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stiff paper wrappers. +(1) pages. Table of contents, foreword by Werner Gundersheimer, glossary, bibliography. Illustratioins throughout. Presentation on title. An exhibition of Hollar's () etchings and engravings.

Wenceslaus Hollar (13 July – 25 March ) was a prolific and accomplished Bohemian graphic artist of the 17th century, who spent much of his life in England. He is known to German speakers as Wenzel Hollar; and to Czech speakers as Václav Hollar Czech: [ˈvaːtslav ˈɦolar].

He is particularly noted for his engravings and etchings. One of the premier etchers and draftsmen of the 17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar is known for his landscapes, architectural and topographical views, still lifes and depictions of women’s fashions.

A prolific artist, he created 2, prints according to the latest catalog raisonné, with another prints tentatively attributed to him. WENCESLAUS HOLLAR () Prospects of London before and after the Great Fire etching,on two joined sheets of laid paper, watermark Arms of Amsterdam (Laurentiusdated ), a fine, early impression of this rare print, second state (of five), with small margins, a repaired tear at upper left, otherwise in good condition, framed.

Wenceslaus Hollar () Study of an Elephant (Parthey ) Engraving, circatrimmed to the borderline, x mm (SH); together with two etchings after Dürer, 'Study of a Lion',trimmed to the plate, 94 x mm (PL) and 'Study of a Stag',with partial unidentified watermark, trimmed inside the platemark, 86 x mm (SH); etching after Leonardo,'Naked Male Torso Seen.

Wenzel Hollar 'Wenceslaus Hollar': One of Europe's greatest original etchers of the seventeenth century, Wenzel Hollar first studied etching techniques under Matthaus Merian in Prague. Shortly afterthe touring Earl of Arundel employed Hollar as his topographical engraver, and later invited the artist to return to his English estate with him.

Very few of Hollar’s original plates are known to have survived. Richard Pennington attempts a census in his Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar (CUPp.

lii). Hollar produced numerous maps but, leaving this plate of Hull aside, no others are listed – although there are a handful of topographical views. Communion table. State 1 by Wenceslaus Hollar as fine art print.

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An attempt to lay out a chronology of events in the Bible, breaking it down into seven distinct periods (with, for example, the first period beginning with creation and ending with the flood, covering years acc.

to Allen). Separate engraved title page by Wenceslaus Hollar mounted as a frontispiece. Several folding covers detached. Wenceslaus (or Vaclav) Hollar was born in Prague inat that time the capital of Bohemia. Hollar began sketching miniatures and maps in his youth.

He learned the skills of copper engraving and the technique of etching with subtle gradations of tone and texture. An 18th Century copper plate engraving of the Statue of King Charles I. The engraving was originally published in the late 17th Century by the artist Wenceslaus Hollar.

This example was printed on good laid paper and published in a history book. The paper measures approx. 19 x Seller Rating: % positive. Frequenting the sacrament by Wenceslaus Hollar as fine art print. High-quality museum quality from Austrian manufactory. Stretched on canvas or printed as photo.

We produce your artwork exactly like you wish. With or without painting frame. (#). Physical Description (Hamnet): 1 print: etching ; irreg. image 57 x 41 mm. Physical Description (Hamnet): 1 print: etching ; platemark 62 x 41 mm.

HOLLAR, WENZEL or WENCESLAUS [Vaclaf Holar] (–), Bohemian etcher, was born at Prague on the 13th of Julyand died in London, being buried at St Margaret’s church, Westminster, on the 28th of March His family was ruined by the capture of Prague in the Thirty Years’ War, and young Hollar, who had been destined for the law, determined to become an artist.

Wenceslaus Hollar avg rating — ratings — published — 87 editions Want to Read saving 4/5(1). Wenceslaus Hollar, David and Uriah, Woodcut, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, Toronto.

Hollar was a master printmaker. He illustrated a number of books but is most well-known for his series of etchings done of London before and after the Great Fire of This example of his work is a woodcut, done in the style of Hans Holbein. The young Czech artist's skills evidently made quite an impression on Arundel.

And, at the end ofhe traveled to England to take up a position etching the works in Arundel's growing art collection. For more on Wenceslaus Hollar, visit the page on the Folger Exhibition, Impressions of Wenceslaus Hollar.Wenceslaus Hollar engraved book illustrations and several series of frieze-like bacchanal prints for his friend the Flemish painter Pieter van Avont, whose specialties also included devotional images of cherubs similar to ancient figures of the infant Eros.

This sheet shows a wreathed infant Dionysos astride a leopard, an animal sacred to the god.

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