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The youth and the cat (Aesop's Fables)

The young man and the cat bride (Aesop's Fables)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Parthey 0384 (52); Pennington 384 i/ii or ii/ii

Dimensions

Platemark: 26 x 17.6 cm (10 1/4 x 6 15/16 in.) Sheet: 27.9 x 18.7 cm (11 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P12885

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

(half cat, half woman)

Markings

Collector's mark, in red ink, verso, l.l.: H.F.S. [L. 1309]
Graphite, recto, l.l.: P 384

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund