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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M13423
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
Title
Four Caterpillars and a Snail
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Muscarum scarabeorum
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1646
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/255844
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 8.3 × 11.8 cm (3 1/4 × 4 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions: P. 2167 (4) / C. 14243
  • collector's mark: verso, black stamp: E De T. Bechtel [within a rectangular borderline; Edwin de T. Bechtel (Lugt 4707)]
  • inscription: in plate, lower right: WHollar fecit, ex Collectione Arun= / deliana, Ao. 1646[linked]
  • inscription: top, cut off: Foolscap
  • collector's mark: verso, brown stamp with graphite numbeing below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] 13,422
Provenance
Edwin De Turck Bechtel (Lugt 4707), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1957
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/iii
Standard Reference Number
Pennington 2167
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Edwin deT. Bechtel
Accession Year
1957
Object Number
M13423
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Les Marques de Collections de Dessins & d'Estampes, website, Fondation Custodia, 2015, under L. 4707

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