On offer 2 fine etchings by Hollar and Stoop
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Original from 1665
Both ca. 23 x 18 cm
Published for a series of etchings published to illustrate Ogilby's Fables. It comes from from one of the finest illustrated books of the 17th-century, and this series represents the best of Hollar's work as an illustrator.
Recent hand colour.
Wenceslaus Hollar was a prolific and accomplished Bohemian graphic artist of the 17th century, who spent much of his life in England. He is known to German speakers as Wenzel Hollar; and to Czech speakers as Václav Hollar Czech. He is particularly noted for his engravings and etchings.
Dirk Stoop (ca 1615–1686) was a widely travelled painter and engraver of the Dutch Golden Age. Alternative versions of his name include Dirck Stoff, Theodorus (van der) Stoop, Thierry (the French version) and Rod(e)rigo, by which he was known in Portugal.
Both etchings in good condition with ample margins.
- Lot 2 etchings by Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677) & Dirk Stoop (ca 1615–1686) - 2 Large etchings
- Tittel på kunstverk
- Of the Lion Grown Old, etc. - 1665
- Før 1800
- Etsning, Vannfarge
- Forhåndstrykket signatur, Ikke signert
- First State
- I god tilstand
- Totale dimensjoner
- 23×18×0 cm