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Heidelberg
  • Wenceslaus Hollar, artist
    1607–1677
    born: Prague, Bohemia (present-day Czech Republic) ; died: London, England, United Kingdom ; active: Germany, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgiu
    Jacques Fouquières
    circa 1580–1659
    born: Flanders (present-day Belgium) ; active: France
    J. Janssonius, publisher
  • Heidelberg, 1657
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 335 x 494 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 13 3/16 x 19 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 390 x 550 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 3/8 x 21 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0067.01
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Catalogue raisonné

Panoramic landscape view of castle and town on hillside. Cartouche with “HEIDELBERGA” in UR corner. Shield with pampant lion UL corner. Points of interest labeled in image and below.