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Head and neck of an elderly man, seen in left profile. Etching by Wenceslaus Hollar after Leonardo da Vinci, 1648.

  • Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Date
1648
Reference
29161i
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view Head and neck of an elderly man, seen in left profile. Etching by Wenceslaus Hollar after Leonardo da Vinci, 1648.

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Credit: Head and neck of an elderly man, seen in left profile. Etching by Wenceslaus Hollar after Leonardo da Vinci, 1648. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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[Antwerp]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 8 x 5.7 cm

Lettering

Leonardo da / Vinci inu. ; W. Hollar fec. / 1648

References note

K. Clark and C. Pedretti, The drawings of Leonardo da Vinci in the collection of Her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle, 2nd revd ed., 3 vols, 1968-1969, iii, no. 19004v; 12475A
Gustav Parthey, Wenzel Hollar. Beschreibendes Verzeichniss seiner Kupferstiche, Berlin 1853, no. 1582

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 29161i

Reproduction note

An etching made by Wenceslaus Hollar after Leonardo and is related to two drawings by Leonardo at Windsor, Clark nos 19004v and 12475A. Hollar had access to Leonardo's drawings from 1636 to 1641 when he was in the employ of Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel, who at the time owned the Leonardo drawings now at Windsor. Hollar later published prints of them between 1645-1651

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