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The Lion and the Forester (from, John Ogilby, The Fables of Aesop Paraphras'd in Verse: Adorned with Sculpture and Illustrated with Annotations)

Series/Portfolio:
John Ogilby's "The Fables of Æsop Paraphras'd in Verse: Adorned with Sculpture and Illustrated with Annotations," London, 1665.
Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Franz Cleyn (German, Rostock 1582–1658 London)
Author:
Illustrates John Ogilby (British, Forfarshire 1600–1676 London)
Author:
Illustrates Aesop (Greek, ca. 620–560 B.C.)
Date:
1665
Medium:
Etching; only state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/16 × 6 1/2 in. (21.1 × 16.5 cm) cut irregularly into image at upper left; cut on and just within borderline rest of sheet and within platemark all around.
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.81.1.54
Not on view
Pennington 370 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar Part VI) 1893 only state
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982.

Simon Turner Wenceslaus Hollar: New Hollstein German engravings, etchings and woodcuts, 1400-1700. Giulia Bartrum, vols. 1-9, 2009–2012.



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