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Landscape Shaped Like a Face

Wenceslaus Hollar17th century

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: Landscape Shaped Like a Face
  • Creator: Wenceslaus Hollar
  • Date Created: 17th century
  • Subject Keywords: landscapes (representations)
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Unsigned; inscribed in plate: “This Revers’d is ye head & face of an Old Man”
  • Print State: Second of three states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching on laid paper
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Removed from Vertue’s “Description of the works of the Ingenious Delineator and Engraver Wenceslaus Hollar, disposed into Classes of Different Sorts, and with some account of his Life” (London, 1759), 2nd edition; Cutter WQ53/H73/YV.
  • Dimensions: 1677
  • Bibliography: Parthey 1241; Pennington 1241
  • Associated People: Created by Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, 1607-1677)
  • Accession Number: 1983.7.5

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