Requires Photography

Jupiter and the frogs (Aesop's Fables)

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian (active in Germany, Netherlands, England), 1607–1677)


Catalogue Raisonné

Parthey 0343 (11); Pennington 343

Dimensions

Platemark: 26.7 x 17.2 cm (10 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.) Sheet: 28 x 18.9 cm (11 x 7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P12870

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

stork eating frog in the foreground

Markings

Collector's mark, in red ink, verso, l.l.: H.F.S. [L. 1309]
Graphite, recto, l.l.: P 343

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, N.Y.; date acquired: 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund