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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G1851
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
After Francis Cleyn, German (1582-1658)
Title
Aeneas and Diomedes
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Homer's Iliad (Homer His Iliads Translated, Adorn'd with Sculpture, and Illutrated with Annotations By John Ogilby)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1660
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/274339
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 30.5 × 20.5 cm (12 × 8 1/16 in.)
sheet: 34 × 25.3 cm (13 3/8 × 9 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower left of image area: F. Cleyn inu: W. Hollar fecit.
  • inscription: in plate, bottom margin, the text running continuouslly to left and right of an armorial: Honoratiss: Domino Do: Guilielmo Russell Comiti / Bedfordiæ, Baro: Russell / de Thorne-Haugh. / Tabulam hanc / LˑMˑDˑDˑDˑIˑOˑ Lib: 9 / Vers: 263.
  • inscription: in plate, motto below armorial device: CHE SERA, SERA
  • inscription: lower left, graphite: P. 289
  • watermark:
  • inscription: verso, graphite: No 4 of 4 pl for Ogilby's Homer
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: Gray Collection accession stamp (Lugt 936)] 1851
Provenance
Francis Calley Gray, bequest to nephew, 1856.
William Gray, gift to Harvard University, 1857.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 1751, Pennington 289
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G1851
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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