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The Mineral Well

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The Mineral Well

17th century
17th century
130 x 198 mm (5.1 x 7.8 in.)

Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian, (1607–1677)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: Undescribed state as Pennington first of four states, but without the numeral on
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Signed in plate below border of image, lower right: “W. Hollar fecit”; inscribed, lower right: “VI 48” [Vertue number]
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Hieronymous von Bayer (Lugt 1293); Hamburg Kunst Halle duplicate (Lugt 1328)
Bibliography: Parthey 1238; Parthey quotes Vertue vol. 3, p. 170 and vol. 6, p. 48 (which identifies this as a view of Savonal) and notes, “Unter dem Abdrucke des Herrn Andreas Finger von Frankfurt-A.M. is von alten Hand mit Tinto bemarkt: Wolfbrunn zu Heidelberg am Necker.”
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940
Accession Number: 1940.D1.133

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  • 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: 130 x 198 mm (5.1 x 7.8 in.)

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