Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); CONY CATCHING - Master Engraving 1671 - Hunting
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); CONY CATCHING - Master Engraving 1671 - Hunting
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); CONY CATCHING - Master Engraving 1671 - Hunting
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); CONY CATCHING - Master Engraving 1671 - Hunting
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); CONY CATCHING - Master Engraving 1671 - Hunting
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); CONY CATCHING - Master Engraving 1671 - Hunting
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); CONY CATCHING - Master Engraving 1671 - Hunting

Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); CONY CATCHING - Master Engraving 1671 - Hunting

£275.00

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London); Engraved by Barlow

Cony Catching

25.3 x 18.5 cm

Issued in the extremely rare series: 

Severall Ways of Hunting, Hawking, and Fishing, Acording to the English Manner

[London:]: Sold by John Overton 1671.

AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF A RARE ETCHING OF AN EARLY SPORTING MOTIVE

Numbered within plate 2.

Three huntsmen and a dog on a hillside in foreground at left, watching their companions driving rabbits from their burrows towards a long net below

New Hollstein (Hollar) 2135.

Very good example with a large arm oriel water mark.