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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M13451
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
Title
Oberwesel
Other Titles
Alternate Title: View of the Rhine and Ober-Wesel
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
17th century
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/255481
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 6.1 × 13.5 cm (2 3/8 × 5 5/16 in.)
sheet: 11.2 × 21.1 cm (4 7/16 × 8 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, in sky at left, water at lower left, and sky at right: Caub / Pfaltz / der Rhein / Ober Wesel
  • collector's mark: verso, black stamp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] 13,451
  • inscription: verso, graphite: P. 875
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 2496, Pennington 875
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Edwin deT. Bechtel
Accession Year
1957
Object Number
M13451
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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