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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G1927
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
Title
Striped Muff and Boa
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Muffs
Alternate Title: Muff and Tippet
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1645
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/274274
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 7.2 × 11.3 cm (2 13/16 × 4 7/16 in.)
sheet: 7.7 × 11.7 cm (3 1/16 × 4 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in design, lower left: W. Hollar fecit. 1645
  • inscription: lower edge of sheet toward right, graphite: P. 1947.
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions: P 1947 / Otto [presumably Ernst Peter Otto, from whose collection Gray purchased several important prints; see Lugt 897] / 12[illeg.]/N././[illeg.]
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 794, Pennington 1947
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G1927
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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