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A gathering of many different animals with a large walled classical Italian-style garden behind and a banner bearing the book title above. Etching by W. Hollar, 1663, after himself.

  • Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677.
Date
1674
Reference
24360i
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Publication/Creation

London (at the White Horse without New-gate) : Printed and are to be sould, by John Overton, 1674.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 17.3 x 27.6 cm

Lettering

Animalium, ferarum, & bestiarum, florum, fructuum, muscarum, vermiumq́: icones variæ, omnes ad vivum delineatæ, per Wenceslaum Hollar, & in lucem editæ, a Petro Stent, Londini, A.o 1663. A new and perfect book of beasts, flowers, fruits, butterflies, & other vermine, exactly drawne after y.e life & naturall, by W: Hollar ... W. Hollar sculp

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 "43" inscribed in ink

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24360i

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  • Latin
  • English


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