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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G1894
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
After Johannes Meyssens, Flemish (1612-1670)
Published by Johannes Meyssens, Flemish (1612-1670)
Title
Bonaventure Peeters
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Image de Divers Hommes Desprit (Antwerp, 1649)
Alternate Title: Bonaventura Peeters
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
17th century
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/274235
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
sheet: 15.7 × 10.7 cm (6 3/16 × 4 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, bottom: BONAVONTUR PEETERS. / Tres bon Peinctre de Mers, Calmes, et Tempestes ilséntent / bien aux nauires, galeres, et Batailies sur Mer. Cognoyt l'orisont, / ses esloignements sont douces, faict bien les Villes, et Chateaux, / on voit par tout, Beaucoup de ses œures, dans les Maisons des / amateurs, il est natif d'Anuers, et fut ne en l'an 1614. / Ioannes Meyssen pinxit et excudit. W: Hollar fecit.
  • inscription: lower margin, graphite: P. 1480
  • collector's mark: vesro, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Gray Collection accession stamp (Lugt 4836)] 1894
Provenance
Francis Calley Gray, bequest to nephew, 1856.
William Gray, gift to Harvard University, 1857.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
iii?/v
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 1059, Pennington 1480
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G1894
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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