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Virgo Basiliensis (Maiden from Basel)
  • Wenceslaus Hollar
    born: Prague, Bohemia (present-day Czech Republic) ; died: London, England, United Kingdom ; active: Germany, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgiu
  • Virgo Basiliensis (Maiden from Basel), 1644
  • Where object was made: Bohemia (present-day Czech Republic)
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 93 x 74 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 5/8 x 2 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Gift from the John J. Talleur and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0238.d

Black and white image of a woman wearing a dress with shoulder padding. Dress expands out from waist line and drapes down to ankles. Woman wears a frilled collar and a large cone shaped hat. Text at TR and bottom of image.