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The Two Cottages on the Hill

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The Two Cottages on the Hill

17th century
146 x 224 mm (5.7 x 8.8 in.)

Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian, (1607–1677)
After Jacques d’ Arthois (aka Jacques D’Artois), Flemish (Belgian), (1613–1686)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
State: Undescribed state after Pennington first of three with publisher’s name and date
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Signed and dated in plate
Bibliography: Parthey 1205, with addition of date “1651” at lower center and “I. Meyssens excudit” at lower right.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940
Accession Number: 1940.D1.137

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  • cottages - A small house, usually of only one story. [January 1998 scope note added. July 1995 descriptor moved.]
  • houses - Individual dwellings designed to be occupied by a single tenant or family. [July 1995 descriptor moved. March 1995 scope note added. November 1992 related term added.]
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]

  • plate Dimensions: 146 x 224 mm (5.7 x 8.8 in.)

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