Royal Exchange of London; Court surrounded by buildings

The Royals Exchange for London

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Parthey 1036, Second; Pennington 1036 ii/iii; New Hollstein 557 (state?)

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.7 × 38.8 cm (11 5/16 × 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

97.1222

Medium or Technique

Etching

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: July 11, 2017)

NOTES: [1] Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund