AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF A RARE MASTER ETCHING OF AN EARLY SPORTING MOTIVE
23 x 17.1 cm
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London) after Francis Barlow
23.5 x 17 cm
Issued in the extremely rare series:
Severall Ways of Hunting, Hawking, and Fishing, Acording to the English Manner
[London:]: Sold by John Overton 1671.
AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF A RARE ETCHING OF AN EARLY SPORTING MOTIVE
Lettered in the plate at lower centre with artists' names: 'W Hollar sculp:', below image with title, and verse in two columns over two lines. Numbered within plate 2.
New Hollstein (Hollar) 2136.
Very good example with a large armorial water mark.
- Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677)
- Title of artwork
- Coursing Fallow Deere - Very early Sport Engraving - 1671
- 1700 and before
- Plate signed
- First State
- Good condition
- Total dimensions
- 23×17.1×0 cm