• Wenceslaus Hollar - part 5

    One year ago - By Poul Webb

    Wenceslaus Hollar was one of the premier etchers and draftsmen of the 17 th century, known for his landscapes, architectural and topographical views, still-lifes, and women's fashions. A prolific artist with 2,525 prints attributed to him.
    For further biographical notes on Hollar, see part 1.
    For more works, see parts 1 - 4 also.
    This is part 5 of a 9-part series on the works of Wenceslaus Hollar:
    1647 Elements:
    1647 Air
    etching 14 x 21 cm
    Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto
    1647 Fire, after Pieter van Avont
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
    1647 Water
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