Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bust of woman wearing low dress, with protruding lips, wart on her forehead, prominent breast, and long flowing hair at the back in profile to left

Series/Portfolio:
GROTESQUE HEADS Four plates after Leonardo da Vinci NH 1737-1740
Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Date:
1660
Medium:
Etching; only state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 7/16 × 1 7/8 in. (6.2 × 4.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.81.2.128
Not on view
Bust of woman wearing low dress, with protruding lips, wart on her forehead, prominent breast, and long flowing hair at the back, in profile to left.
Inscription: Lettered upper left: ' Leonardo da Vinci inv.: /W Hollar fec: 1660'
Pennington 1565; New Hollstein (Hollar part VI) 1739 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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