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The etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar in the Royal Library

The etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar in the Royal Library

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Published by Mindata in Bath, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hollar, Wenceslaus, -- 1607-1677.,
  • Etching -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCatalogs
    The Physical Object
    Format[microfiches] /
    Pagination71 microfiches (in binder)
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17036228M

    We find the entry ‘Wenceslaus Hollar, plaetsnyder,’ figuring in the book of the members of the Gild of St. Luke at Antwerp for The earl died at Padua in Hollar, reduced to great straits, was compelled to drudge at Antwerp at very low prices. In he engraved his own portrait. In he returned to England.   Frontispiece to Thomas Sprat, The History of the Royal-Society of London, engraving by Wenceslaus Hollar after drawing by John Evelyn, (Linda Hall Library) Thomas Sprat, an English cleric and writer, died , at about age 78; his date of birth is unknown.


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Former Head of Map Collections at the British Library Peter Barber explores Wenceslaus Hollar’s interest in and experience of creating maps to picture place and convey his political opinions.

The artist and etcher Wenceslaus (Wenzel in German; Václav in Czech, Wenceslas in English – but he. The etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar are not only of a remarkably high artistic standard, but also represent an important pictorial chronicle of seventeenth-century England.

Numbering over they cover a vast range of subjects: cathedrals, ships, bird's-eye views of cities, scenes of the Thirty Years' War, butterflies, shells, women's costumes. Read this book on Questia. The etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar -- his architectural and topographical views, maps, and depictions of people, fashions, and events -- have done more to shave our ideas of 17th-century English life than the work of any other artist.

31 Portraits in set etched portraits of mainly British sitters by the important Bohemian etcher Wenceslas Hollar. Hollar came to England in to work with the Arundel collections and the etchings in this set date from to Wenceslaus Hollar was born Vaclav Hollar in the city of Prague, capital of Bohemia, in He etched his self-portrait in the s for a book, Images de diverse hommes issued by Johannes Meyssens, a leading Antwerp engraver and art publisher.

From this one print comes most of the information we have about Hollar's early life. Etching Wenceslaus Hollar Woman with a scarf over her head, Etching Wenceslaus Hollar Woman with coiled hair, Etching Wenceslaus Hollar O, Wenceslaus Hollar O, c Wenceslaus Hollar Tomb effigy of Francis Bacon, Wenceslaus Hollar O, Wenceslaus Hollar The Galley, Wenceslaus Hollar A yacht.

A section of Hollar’s famous Long View of London, originally produced as a five-metre long panorama of the city, it is a bird’s-eye view from above the church of Overie in Southwark. He etched it while in exile in Antwerp, probably based on earlier sketches.

His first book of etchings was published in in Cologne when Hollar was twenty-eight. The following year he came to the attention of the renowned art collector the Earl of Arundel who was making an official visit to the continent, and Hollar subsequently became a part.

Buy Frontispiece and title page to Bibliotheca Regia, or The Royal Library, (etching and engraving) from Wenceslaus Hollar as the highest quality art print to your liking.

We do not sell mass-produced goods, but produce custom-made masterpieces with love. The Antiquities of Warwickshire was the first county history by renowned antiquary and medieval historian William Dugdale. Following the publication of his first volume of the Monasticon Anglicanum () Dugdale published his writings on Warwickshire in accompanied by etchings by Hollar.

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague – London) x cm. Published for a series of etchings published to illustrate Ogilby's Fables. It comes from from one of the finest illustrated books of the 17th-century, and this series represents the best of Hollar's work as an Rating: % positive.

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague – London) x cm. Trimmed to outer boader. Published for a series of etchings published to illustrate Ogilby's Fables.

It comes from from one of the finest illustrated books of the 17th-century, and this series represents the best of Hollar Seller Rating: % positive. Figure 2: Wenceslaus Hollar, A map or groundplott of the citty of London, with the suburbes thereof, British Museum, no.

Q, Armagh Robinson Library object no. Hollar was a Czech artist who had come to England under the patronage of Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel in One of Hollar's most famous etchings is a picture of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Antwerp, dated The work's lively figural decoration, typical of Hollar's style, includes a procession towards the entrance of the cathedral, a horse-drawn coach, and passers-by.

Faithful art reproductions by Wenceslaus Hollar. Choose from over artworks. (Page 2) or The Royal Library', Wenceslaus Hollar. Choose picture. Eagle and other birds Etching with drypoint and burin. Choose picture. A Muff in Five Views, Title: Byrsa Londinensis vulgo the Royal Exchange (Royal Exchange, London) Series/Portfolio: London Views (New Hollstein ) Artist: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague – London) Date: –47 Medium: Etching, presumably second state of two with number trimmed off margin Dimensions: sheet: 5 11/16 x 9 15/16 in.

( x cm) (clipped impression, inlaid). Title: Album of Prints by Hollar. Artist: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague – London) Date: Medium: Etching.

Dimensions: Book: 22 13/16 x 16 9/16 x 2 3/4 in. (58 x 42 x 7cm) Classification: Books. Credit Line: Rogers Fund, Accession Number: His world-class library, mostly assembled during his embassy to Vienna in (with Wenceslaus Hollar and William Harvey in attendance), was later given to the Royal Society by his grandson, Henry Howard, at the instigation of John Evelyn (Pepys called the Arundel Library “a noble gift they value at l.”).

The formal presentation of. Download it A Descriptive Catalogue Of The Etched Work Of Wenceslaus Hollar books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. A catalogue of over 2, etchings, which form an important pictorial chronicle of seventeenth-century England.

Click Get Books for free books. The Canadian section, which has books and pamphlets, was acquired by the library from Kenny in The international section of the collection was donated by Kenny in In addition, there is a collection of etchings by Wenceslaus Hollar (–) from the collection of Sidney.

Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian Vaclav Hollar, Wenceslaus also given as Wenzel, (born JPrague—died MaLondon), Bohemian etcher whose works are a rich source of information about the 17th century.

Hollar went to Frankfurt in where he studied under the engraver and publisher Matthäus Merian, later moving to Strasbourg, and then to Cologne in Today is the birthday () of Václav Hollar, a Bohemian engraver whose etchings are of considerable historical importance.

When he moved to England he was known as Wenceslaus or Wenceslas. Hollar was born in Prague, and after his family was ruined by the Sack of Prague in the Thirty Years’ War, Hollar, who was supposed to go in for law.

Two studies by Leonardo for the Salvator Mundi survive, both red chalk on red prepared paper. There is also an etching of the composition by Wenceslaus Hollar, dated and inscribed “Leonardo da Vinci pinxit.” Red chalk drawing of mantle Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Wenceslaus (or Vaclav) Hollar was born in Prague inat that time the capital of Bohemia.

Hollar began sketching miniatures and maps in his youth. He learned the skills of copper engraving and the technique of etching with subtle gradations of tone and texture.

Wenceslaus Hollar —Page 2 Posted in London People, Restoration London A section of Hollar’s famous Long View of London, originally produced as a five-metre long panorama of the city, it is a bird’s-eye view from above the church of Overie in Southwark.

One of the most prolific printmakers of the Baroque period, Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, –) rose up out of obscurity in one of Europe’s most turbulent eras to amass an astounding body of work. Underrated during his lifetime, Hollar produced up to 2, etchings in a prodigious year career.

Untitled (Laura facing right) Etching. Inscribed upper left, W. Hollar fecit 3 7/8 x 2 5/8 inches. Trimmed to neat line. Beautiful portrait of an elegant woman shown half-length to right, with long dark hair parted in the middle and held in fabric, wearing a thin drop necklace, and a low-cut bodice fastened by ribbons, in a patterned fabric with puffed sleeves.

Hollar, Wenceslaus, The boxed Hollar etchings. Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library: referencedIn: Julius S. Held papers, ca. Getty Research Institute: creatorOf: Hollar, Wenceslaus, Kyngeston vpon Hvll, [circawith manuscript revisions circa ]. Yale University, Yale Center for British Art.

Wenceslaus Hollar (), a printmaker and topographical watercolorist, was brought to London from his native Prague by the Earl of Arundel in and became the first great etcher to practice in England.

Hollar's range of interests was enormous—from views of London to portraits to costume studies of the fashionable classes to book. Cave notably covered figures such as Timothy the apostle, Justyn Martyr, and Saint Gregory I.

This impressive edition features incredible illustrations, many of which are from etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar, one of the most significant 17 th -century artists/engravers. Image Gallery Description & Details. This is the definitive book on the experimental printmaker Wenceslaus Hollar, renown for his ability to convey rich textures by use of the etching needle and the aquatint process.

Every page is filled with Hollar's black and white landscapes, portraits and still-life s: 2. This is not even a book about a single book, but a book about a single image belonging to a book, taking microhistory to a new order of magnification in bibliographical l Hunter's investigation shows that Wenceslaus Hollar's frontispiece to Thomas Sprat's apologia for the Royal Society was originally intended for a book by John Beale, ‘Lord Bacon's Elogyes &c’, which was.

Buy Hollars England: An exhibition of the etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar selected from the Sidney T. Fisher Collection on the occasion of the Meeting of at the University of Toronto, April by Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low Author: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. Hollar was born in Prague on J His father, the Registrar in the law court in that city, had been knighted by Emperor Rudolph II (); his mother was from minor nobility. Nothing is known about his early artistic training in Prague, although he did make a few etchings.

Hollar left Prague for Germany infor reasons not. Hollar, Wenceslaus. London: 37 etchings of London views () Accompanying book contains Life of Wenceslaus Hollar and a survey of London views / by Paul Hulton ; with historical and topographical notes by John Fisher. Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card.

Zoom In A Virginian Woman [Mulier ex Virginia] This etching by Bohemian-born artist Wenceslaus Hollar is titled A Virginian Woman—a depiction of one of the native people who inhabited the country for thousands of years before the arrival of the image was based on earlier engravings by Theodor de Bry that were published in an illustrated version of Thomas Hariot's A briefe.

Frontispiece to The history of the Royal-Society of London, for the Improving of Natural Knowledge, by Thomas Sprat (printed by T.R.

forLondon, ). This key piece of iconography for the early Royal Society includes central portraits of the first President, William, 2nd Viscount Brouncker () and Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban (, with a bust of the Society.

Title: Wenceslaus Hollar at NYPL: Tour of Historic EtchingsVenue: / Category: Visual ArtDate: Time: h - hDescription: Wenceslaus Hollar at NYPL. found: Vlášková, Barbora, Wenceslaus Hollar Bohemus, pages (Václav Holar; usage: male nouns and pronouns; born in Prague, 13 July ; resides in various German cities; in London in the service of Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel, and later of the Duke of York; rejoins Earl of Arundel in exile in Antwerp; returns to London, where he.

In the process he accumulated what is the fifth largest collection of prints by 17th-century artist Wenceslaus Hollar in the world and the largest collection of that artist’s works in the United States.

More than works are featured in VMFA’s exhibition Hollar’s Encyclopedic Eye: Prints from the Frank Raysor Collection.Etchings by Wenceslaus Hollar () Wenceslaus Hollar was a Czech graphist active in the 17th century. While relatively little is known about his early life, Hollar’s earliest known works are dated and In his adolescence, Hollar traveled to live and work as an apprentice in various cities, gaining the requisite skills and.