Engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 10,8 x 13,8 cm. (4,3 x 5,4 inch). Image size: 10,4 x 12,7 cm. (4,1 x 5 inch).
Source unknown, to be determined.
Made by W. Hollar after H. Holbein. Vaclav Hollar, known in England as Wenceslaus or Wenceslas and in Germany as Wenzel Hollar (1607-1677), was a reknown Bohemian etcher, who lived in England for much of his life. He was born in Prague, and died in London, being buried at St Margaret’s Church, Westminster. His graphic oeuvre is large.
Condition: Good, given age. Minor paper loss top left and bottom left corners, backed. Right side narrow margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: HUBERT MORETT-GOLDSMITH-HENRY VIII-PORTRAIT