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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M3086
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
After Hans Holbein the Younger, German (Augsburg, Germany 1497/98 - 1543 London, England)
Title
David before Saul
Other Titles
Alternate Title: David Playing Before Saul
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1638
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/255902
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 6 × 5.8 cm (2 3/8 × 2 5/16 in.)
sheet: 6.5 × 6.5 cm (2 9/16 × 2 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower left: H. HOLBEIN / INVENTOR
  • inscription: in plate, lower right: W. HOLLAR, / FECIT: LONDINI.
  • inscription: in plate, lower center: Cum Priuil: Sac:ræ Reg:æ Mai:tis
  • collector's mark: verso, black stamp: H. W. [Hermann Weber (Lugt 1383)]
  • collector's mark: verso, brown stamp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] 3086
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions: P. 72 / 122
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 255, Pennington 72
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt
Accession Year
1927
Object Number
M3086
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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