Requires Photography

Seleuko and his son

1637
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian (active in Germany, Netherlands, England), 1607–1677), After Giulio Romano (Italian, 1499?–1546)


Catalogue Raisonné

Parthey 0527; Pennington 527; New Hollstein 245

Dimensions

Platemark: 28.2 x 37.3 cm (11 1/8 x 14 11/16 in.) Sheet: 29 x 38.1 cm (11 7/16 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

P12908

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

He loses one of his eyes to save one of his son’s.

Markings

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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund