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A large paeony (Paeonia species) surrounded by various flowers and moths. Etching by W. Hollar, 1663, after himself.

  • Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677
Date
[1674]
Reference
24369i
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Publication/Creation

[London (at the White Horse without New-gate)] : [John Overton], [1674]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 17.5 x 27.4 cm

Lettering

A peonie / peonia ; ænomonie / enomone ; Africane marigold ; Calendula / africana ; musca ; defies ; Oculus diei ; a double narcisse ; Narcissus duplex ; musca ; Rosa ; a rose ; W Hollar delin: et sculp: ; 1663

Notes

Print is one of nine plates from the 1674 ed. of the book (plates of the bear and red lilies, present in 1663 ed., are wanting)

Lettering note

Sheet bears number "47" inscribed in ink

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24369i

Languages

  • Latin
  • English


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