Plate 1 of 8 from Diversae Insectorum Aligerorum

Wenceslaus Hollar, Czech, 1607 - 1677

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about 1646

Etching on laid paper

Overall: 4 11/16 x 7 3/16 in. (11.9 x 18.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund

PR.999.22.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, Czechoslovakia

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, at center: Diversae / INSECTORUM / ALIGERORUM, / Vermiumq etc [m over :] Figurae; / Ad Naturam delineatae / A.WENCESLAO HOLLAR / BOHEMO; inscribed, in plate, lower right corner: 1

Course History

ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Winter 2015

ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Spring 2012

ARTH 46, Northern Baroque Art, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012

Provenance

Swann Galleries, Inc., New York, Sale 1826, lot 64; sold to present collection, 1999.

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