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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M13297
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
After Albrecht Dürer, German (Nuremberg 1471 - 1528 Nuremberg)
Title
Portrait of a Woman with Long Hair, Her Hands Together in Prayer
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Young Woman Praying
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1646
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/255861
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
sheet: 24.8 × 17.5 cm (9 3/4 × 6 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Quid Virgo Sparsis Prætendit compta capillis: / Et Christum quorens consequi sola putatr. // Soli Deo Seruire cupit sesque beatam / Reddere, nam Crucis gaudia sola beant, // Albertus Durer, pinxit, WH[linked]ollar fecit, ex Collectione Arundeliana, Ao. 1646.
  • collector's mark: verso, brown stamp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession number (Lugt 936)] 13,297
  • inscription: verso, brown ink: No: 2647 - - 1/6
  • inscription: verso, various graphite insciptions: 1/2 ly / Zh[illeg.]
  • watermark: [illegible armorial]
  • inscription: in plate, upper right corner: 1497 / AD [monogram]
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 869, Pennington 1535
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Arnold H. Knapp
Accession Year
1956
Object Number
M13297
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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