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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G1930
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
Title
Native American Indian
Other Titles
Alternate Title: American Indian from Virginia
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1645
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/273853
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 10.2 × 7.7 cm (4 × 3 1/16 in.)
sheet: 11.1 × 8.4 cm (4 3/8 × 3 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, upper left: Vnus Americanus ex / Virginia, Ætat. 23.
  • inscription: in plate, upper right: W: Hollar ad viuum / delin: et fecit 1645*
  • collector's mark: verso of secondary support, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Gray Collection accession stamp (Lugt 4836)] 1930
  • inscription: verso of secondary support, various graphite inscriptions: 8o[?] / C R [?] / i/60[?] / P2009
Provenance
Francis Calley Gray, bequest to nephew, 1856.
William Gray, gift to Harvard University, 1857.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 816, Pennington 2009
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G1930
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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