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Identification and Creation
Object Number
R1356
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
After Peeter van Avont, Flemish (1600-1652)
Title
Pædopægnion
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Title Page
Series/Book Title: Paedopaegnion
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1646
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/243701
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 13.5 × 21 cm (5 5/16 × 8 1/4 in.)
sheet: 15.3 × 22.3 cm (6 × 8 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: graphite, bottom margin of sheet, in handwriting of John Witt Randall?: Peter van Avont inv. W Hollar fec. 492. N. 2141.4bl.
  • inscription: in plate, lower left: Pet. van Auont excud Cum priuilegio
  • inscription: in plate, lower right: W. Hollar fecit
  • inscription: in plate, center: PAEDOPAEGNION siue PVERORVM LVDENTIVM SCHEMATA VARIA Pictorum usiui aptata. Nobilissimo Domino D. GEORGIO AB ETTENHARD, Sacri Imperij Equiti, Maiestatis Catholicae Thesaurario Generali Sanctae Cruciatae in Regnis Hispaniarum: Singulari omnium Bonarum Artium Patrono. Pet van Auont Antuerp. Inuentor L.M.D.D.
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Randall Callection accession stamp (Lugt 2130)] 1356
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions: D : No. 5 [probably in Randall's hand] / uf/fr[?] dr [probably in Randall's hand] / No. 852
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 849, Pennington 492
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Object Number
R1356
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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