Hollar, Wenceslaus

1676

Rare view of Plymouth, England with the Catwater

by Plymouth

DESCRIPTION: Rare, small view of Plymouth, England with the Catwater from 1676 by Czech etcher Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677). From a series by Hollar titled "Divers Views after the Life." No record of any sale in AMPR; none online for sale. Signed within as "W. Hollar fecit 1676".

Hollar published his first book of etchings in 1635 in Cologne when Hollar was twenty-eight. Hollar was in London during the Great Fire of 1666, and remains most famous for his scenes of the city before and after the fire.

CREATOR: Hollar, Wenceslaus

PUBLICATION DATE: 1676

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United Kingdom

BODY OF WATER: Plymouth Sound

CONDITION: Very good.  Clean with no notable issues.

COLORING: None.

ENGRAVER: Hollar

SIZE: 5 " x 2 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 13

PRICE: $250


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