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Shakespeare"s London As Depicted in the Etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar

Sidney T. Fisher

Shakespeare"s London As Depicted in the Etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar

by Sidney T. Fisher

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Published by Nc Pr .
Written in English

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  • Literature: Classics

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    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11988359M
    ISBN 101550210114
    ISBN 109781550210118
    OCLC/WorldCa20527835

    Many of the first theaters in London were built in this area, which was on the south side of the Thames River. City of London This painting by Dutch artist Claes Jans Visscher was created in and shows London during Shakespeare’s time. Washington, DC: The Folger Shakespeare Library, oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers + 1 pages ISBN:

    Map of the area of London burnt out by the Great Fire of - Wenceslaus Hollar - , the largest gallery in the world: wikigallery - the largest virtaul gallery in the world with more than , on display. Always open and always free!   A PRINT OF A VIEW OF LONDON IN AFTER WENCESLAUS HOLLAR, FIRST PUBLISHED BY ROBERT MARTIN IN Coloured and later framed, the print inscribed 'D C Q Cornelius Danckers, Wencflaus Holar delineauit et i et Antwerpiae 'and 'Lithographed by Robert Martin, High Holborn.

    DETAILS. An extensive study of the Dance of Death by Hans Holbein the Younger.. This is the 'much esteemed' reprint of the original work by Hollar. With thirty-three engraved plates, collated complete.. In , Hans Holbein the Younger publishes his Dance of death, a work of art that will redefine its own genre. Wenceslaus Hollar (b. Prague – d) (Griffiths and Kesnerová, , p. viii), the engraver of each of these prints, had been working in Germany as a topographical artist for nine years when he met the Earl of Arundel and began working for him in (Parry, , p. and Perl, pp. 38).


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Shakespeare"s London As Depicted in the Etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar by Sidney T. Fisher Download PDF EPUB FB2

About Wenceslaus Hollar. Hollar, a Czech etcher, was born inthe son of an upper middle-class civic official. Very little is known about his early life, but he evidently learned the rudiments of his craft by age eighteen, left his native Prague at age twenty, and likely studied in Frankfurt under Matthaus Merian.

Long View of London from Bankside is a panoramic etching made by Wenceslas Hollar in Antwerp in It depicts a panorama of London, based on drawings done while Hollar was in London in the early earlier panoramas of London, Hollar's panorama takes a single viewpoint, the tower of St Saviour in Southwark (now Southwark Cathedral), from where he made the drawings.

Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian Vaclav Hollar, Wenceslaus also given as Wenzel, (born JPrague—died MaLondon), Bohemian etcher whose works are a rich source of information about the 17th century. Hollar went to Frankfurt in where he studied under the engraver and publisher Matthäus Merian, later moving to Strasbourg, and then to Cologne in Hollar's range of interests was enormous―from views of London to portraits to costume studies of the fashionable classes to book illustrations.

He produced nearly 2, prints and numerous watercolors and drawings during his career. This handsome book portrays Hollar as a fascinating and influential artist with outstanding ability as a by: 4. offers the best selection of Wenceslaus Hollar art prints for sale online, with easy pricing, free shipping & returns, and custom framing options for the perfect piece to inspire your space.

Gillian Tindall's book The Man Who Drew London: Wenceslaus Hollar in Reality and Imagination is published by Chatto & Windus on Septem price £ Topics Art. Synopsis Wenceslaus Hollar produced nearly prints and many watercolours of London views, portraits and costume studies.

This text describes his life and works, from the artist's early views of Germany, to his years in London as a book illustrator. It also reviews work by artists who /5(2). Hollar, Wenceslaus.London: 37 etchings of London views () / by Wenceslaus Hollar Published in association with the British Museum by Edgeworth Press Accompanying book contains Life of Wenceslaus Hollar and a survey of London views / by Paul Hulton ; with historical and topographical notes by John Fisher.

Impressions of Wenceslaus Hollar Paperback – January 1, by Folger Shakespeare Library (Author), Julie L. Biggs (Author), Carol Brobeck (Author), & See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ Author: Folger Shakespeare Library, Julie L.

Biggs, Carol Brobeck. Works of Art The Folger art collection includes paintings and sculptures, works on paper, illustrated books, craft items, and more. Only part of the art collection relates directly to Shakespeare and his works, but even so, it is the world’s largest collection of Shakespearean art.

Much of the City of London was destroyed by fire between 3 and 6 Septembera major blow for the Czech artist Wencelaus Hollar, who had been hard at work on a large bird's-eye map of the whole of the City and Westminster.

Hollar, however, did find a way to profit from the disaster by creating. etchings created by Wenceslaus Hollar.1 Plainly entitled ‘ of his etchings, mounted,’ the subjects in the collection are widely varied, ranging from portraits and costume studies to landscapes and book illustrations.

It is a fine example of the diverse range of subject matter etched by an artist whose career spanned over five decades. The seventeenth-century London Wenceslaus Hollar knew is now largely destroyed or buried.

Yet its populous river, its timbered streets, fashionable ladies, old St Paul's, the devestation of the Fire, the palace of Whitehall and the meadows of Islington live on for us in his etchings/5(8). Buy online, view images and see past prices for 3 etchings by Wenceslaus Hollar (). Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles.

Impressions of Wenceslaus Hollar was part of the Exhibitions at the Folger, and opened on Septemand closed on February 3, The exhibition catalog can be purchased from the Folger Shop. If Wenceslaus Hollar were alive today, he might well be a freelance photographer.

His eye was his camera lens, his copperplates the film. Size of this preview: × pixels. Other resolutions: × 62 pixels | × pixels | 1, × pixels | 1, × pixels | 28, × 5, pixels. Lambeth Palace, London, Giclee Print by Wenceslaus Hollar. Find art you love and shop high-quality art prints, photographs, framed artworks and posters at % satisfaction guaranteed.

London:Edgeworth Press, No of sets reproduced from the British Museum's originals. The 37 plates range from 'Long View of London From Bankside', a panorama 92 in x 18 1/2 in (7 panels pasted to archival linen by Zaehnsdorf) to the 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in 'The Savoy'.

THE LONG VIEW OF LONDON FROM BANKSIDE - HAND-COLOURED LITHOGRAPH ROBERT MARTIN AFTER WENCESLAUS HOLLAR, ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 29 in. (74 cm.) high; in. ( cm.) long, including frame. Title: Tomb of Sir William Herbert: Artist: Hollar, Wenceslaus 'Wenzel Hollar' (Prague, - London, ) Date: Medium: Original Etching: Note: Wenzel Hollar 'Wenceslaus Hollar': One of Europe's greatest original etchers of the seventeenth century, Wenzel Hollar first studied under Matthaus Merian in Prague.

Shortly afterthe touring Earl of Arundel employed Wenzel Hollar as his. Full text of "Wenceslaus Hollar and his views of London and Windsor in the seventeenth century" See other formats.Many of the first theatres in London were built in this area, which was on the south side of the River Thames. City of London This painting by Dutch artist Claes Jans Visscher was created in and shows London during Shakespeare’s time.The dance of death / painted by H.

Holbein and engraved by W. Hollar. Place of publication. London? Publisher. for James Edwards? Date. ? Physical description [2], 81 p., [33] leaves of plates, (1 fold.): ill., ports.

General note. Imprint suggested by the Bodleian Library, The Douce Legacy,