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The Assassination of Vasconcellos (December 1, 1640)

ca. 1640
17th century
237 x 180 mm (9.3 x 7.1 in.)

Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian, (1607–1677)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Bibliography: Parthey 550; Pennington lists 2 states; “It is interesting that Hollar, exiled from Prague by the Holy Roman Emperor’s religious test, should have chosen this act of defiance of the Spanish crown’s centralizing authority at the other end of the empire to illustrate.” —M. Schultz.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940
Accession Number: 1940.D1.125

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