31 March 2010
FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677)
Jug with Arabesques (Pennington 2634)
etching, 1645, watermark Fool's Cap with seven-pointed Collar (dated circa 1639-1655 by Ash & Fletcher), a very fine impression of this rare etching, printing with subtle tone and sharp plate edges, with 4-6 mm. margins, a tiny rust spot with associated pinpoint hole in the lower margin, the tip of the upper left corner made-up, a few tiny pinpoint foxmarks, otherwise in very good, unpressed condition
P. 153 x 113 mm., S. 163 x 123 mm.
F. Springell (b. 1898), Prague and England (cf. L. suppl. 1049a) (according to an inscription on the mount and without his mark).
With Colnaghi's, London.
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