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Lot #2278: WENCESLAUS HOLLAR - Calvary Exercises - Etching



Lot #2278: WENCESLAUS HOLLAR - Calvary Exercises - Etching



Pre-auction estimates:  $150/200
 
Sale price: $125.00

   

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Artist: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian-English, 1607 - 1677).
Title: "Calvary Exercises".
Medium: Etching.
Date: Composed c1654. First edition, printed 1654.
Dimensions: Image size: 11 3/4 x 7 5/8 in. (298 x 194 mm).
Lot Note(s): Edition unknown, presumed very small. Tipped at corners to cream laid (18th century?) support sheet. Trimmed to the platemark. Very good impression. Letter-press verso, as called for by Pennington. Literature/catalogue raisonne: PE309BI/III. Provenance: Ex-collection Seymour Hacker, Hacker Art Books, NYC. Comment(s): As Pennington states, "The print is unsigned and not by Hollar, but the Latin quotation, the coat of arms, and the dedication…are his work." No auction records located in the past 25 years. From "Scenes from Virgil.". [24618-3-100]
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