Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677) - Coursing Fallow Deere - Very early Sport Engraving - 1671

Description
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677) - Coursing Fallow Deere - Very early Sport Engraving - 1671
Etching - Plate signed - 1671

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.

Lot details
Object
Print
Artist
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677)
Title of artwork
Coursing Fallow Deere - Very early Sport Engraving - 1671
Period
1700 and before
Year
1671
Technique
Etching
Signature
Plate signed
Edition
First State
Condition
Good condition
Total dimensions
23×17.1×0 cm
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