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Identification and Creation
Object Number
R1368
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
After Hans Holbein the Younger, German (Augsburg, Germany 1497/98 - 1543 London, England)
Title
Portrait of a Man
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Duke of Suffolk
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1649
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/243653
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on off-white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 13.5 × 9.2 cm (5 5/16 × 3 5/8 in.)
sheet: 14 × 10 cm (5 1/2 × 3 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: illegible elaborate watermark
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: HH[linked]olbein inu: WH[linked]ollar fecit. 1649. Adam Alexius Bierling ex: 6
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Randall Collection accession stamp (Lugt 2130)] 1368
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions: Duke of Suffolk / 35280 [struck through] / (669)/T/P1554 / 5[?] / 35279 / [?]
Provenance
John Witt Randall, bequest to his sister.
Belinda Lull Randall, gift to Harvard University, 1892. sister of John Witt Randall
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/iii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 1066, Pennington 1554
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Object Number
R1368
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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