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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G1916
People
Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian (Prague 1607 - 1677 London)
Title
Woman with a Circular Lace Ruff Turned Slightly to the Right
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Women's Heads Framed in Roundels
Alternate Title: Female with Millstone Collar and Buttons on her Bodice
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1644
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/274604
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 10.2 × 9.5 cm (4 × 3 3/4 in.)
sheet: 18 × 13.8 cm (7 1/16 × 5 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower left spandrel: W. Hollar fecit, / Antuerpiæ, 1644,
  • watermark: center right: partial Foolscap
  • collector's mark: verso, black stamp: Dr. / WA [linked] / Pr. [within a double circular borderline; Wilhelm August Ackermann (Lugt 791)]
  • inscription: lower right corner of sheet, graphite: P: 1920.
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [GrayCollection accession stamp (Lugt 4836)] 1916
Provenance
Francis Calley Gray, bequest to nephew, 1856.
William Gray, gift to Harvard University, 1857.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/iii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 695, Pennington 1920
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G1916
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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