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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D , Case EO, Shelf 145

A wide cup on ball feet

Etching
1646 (Etched)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Etching.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
etching
Brief Description
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.
Physical Description
Etching.
Dimensions
  • Height: 167mm
  • Width: 120mm
Object history
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.
Bibliographic References
  • 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.
Collection
Accession Number
27381:2

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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