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Three cherubs and two boys on clouds, each raising one arm

Series/Portfolio:
Paedopaegnion
Artist:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Date:
1625–77
Medium:
Etching, first state of two
Dimensions:
Plate: 5 1/16 × 8 in. (12.8 × 20.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.6720
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom right: Petrus van/ Avont inu/ W. Hollar fecit
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Pennington 505 i/ii; New Hollstein (Hollar Part III) 856 I/II
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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