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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G1910
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
Title
Head of a Woman with a Fur Cap in Profile to Right
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Reisbüchlein (Little Travel Book)
Alternate Title: Female Head, with Fur Cap
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1635
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/274210
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 5.8 × 3.9 cm (2 5/16 × 1 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: verso, red ink: Frederic Geissler graveur / a Nuremberg 1842 [Johann Martin Friedrich Geissler / (Lugt 1072)]
  • inscription: verso, graphite: der Pelzmütze / /ohne Hollars / Namen= / Br. 1, 6,, / H. 2, 3,, / G's sale / No. 748. / 25 Nq
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Gray Collection accession stamp (Lugt 4836)] 1910
  • inscription: in plate, lower center: 1635
Provenance
Francis Calley Gray, bequest to nephew, 1856.
William Gray, gift to Harvard University, 1857.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/iii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 166, Pennington 1666
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G1910
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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