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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M9607
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
After Leonardo da Vinci, Italian (Anchiano, Italy 1452 - 1519 Amboise, France)
Title
Two Deformed Heads (the figure on the left possibly a caricature of Dante)
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Varie figuræ et probæ artem . . .
Alternate Title: Busts of a Man and a Woman with Grotesque Features
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1645
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/255867
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wtching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 7.2 × 11.2 cm (2 13/16 × 4 7/16 in.)
sheet: 16 × 20.2 cm (6 5/16 × 7 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, upper center: Leonardo da Vinci inu / W. Hollar fecit 1645.
  • collector's mark: verso, brown stamp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] 9607 / P. 1594
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 746, Pennington 1594
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Museum Collection
Object Number
M9607
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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