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Etching - A wide cup on ball feet
  • A wide cup on ball feet
    Holbein, Hans II the younger, born 1497 - died 1543
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A wide cup on ball feet

  • Object:

    Etching

  • Place of origin:

    Antwerp (Etched)

  • Date:

    1646 (Etched)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Holbein, Hans II the younger, born 1497 - died 1543 (Designer)
    Wenceslaus Hollar, born 1607 - died 1677 (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching

  • Museum number:

    27381:2

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 145

Physical description

Etching.

Place of Origin

Antwerp (Etched)

Date

1646 (Etched)

Artist/maker

Holbein, Hans II the younger, born 1497 - died 1543 (Designer)
Wenceslaus Hollar, born 1607 - died 1677 (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

etching

Dimensions

Height: 167 mm, Width: 120 mm

Object history note

Different plates from this suite were etched at different times and in different cities, in London and Antwerp between 1642-1646. The original Holbein drawings on which Hollar based his etchings, from the Arundel Collection, are now lost.

Descriptive line

Hans Holbein (after), 1 of 7 plates from a suite of 11 designs for vases or vessels, etched by Hollar after an original drawing by Holbein in the collection of the Earl of Arundel. Antwerp, 1646.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Parthey, G., Wenzel Hollar. Bescreibendes Verzeichniss seiner Kupferstiche, Berlin, 1853.
Pennington, R., A descriptive catalogue of the etched work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677, Cambridgeshire and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1982, 2630.
de Jong, M. and de Groot, I., Ornamentprenten in het Rijksprentenkabinet I, 15de & 16de eeuw, ‘s-Gravenhage, 1988, 333.1-6.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Etching

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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