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Image number
LBI6340649
Title
Four Women in Costumes from Prague, 1643 (4 prints on a single mat, etching)
Artist
Hollar, Wenceslaus (1607-77) / Czech
Location
Leo Baeck Institute at the Center for Jewish History, NY, USA
Medium
etching
Date
1643 AD (C17th AD)
Dimensions
9x6 cms
Description
Wenceslaus (also known as Wenzel) Hollar was born in Prague in 1607. He moved to Frankfurt am Main in 1627 to study printmaking. While in Germany, Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel, made Hollar's acquaintance and employed him as his draughtsman. After travels through Central Europe with Lord Arundel, Hollar moved with him to London, where he produced prints for Lord Arundel and other clients. He died in 1677.
Photo credit
© Leo Baeck Institute / Photo © Leo Baeck Institute / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ Clothing & dress / jews
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