Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); Hare Hunting - Master Engraving 1671 - Sport
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); Hare Hunting - Master Engraving 1671 - Sport
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); Hare Hunting - Master Engraving 1671 - Sport
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); Hare Hunting - Master Engraving 1671 - Sport
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); Hare Hunting - Master Engraving 1671 - Sport
Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); Hare Hunting - Master Engraving 1671 - Sport

Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677); Hare Hunting - Master Engraving 1671 - Sport

$460.00 Dollar

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Hare Hunting

23.5 x 17 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

Lettered in the plate at lower centre with artists' names: 'F. Barlow inu: W Hollar sculp:', below image with title, and verse in two columns over two lines. Numbered within plate 1.

Hare hunting; a group of hounds chasing a hare up a hill road at left, others sniffing the ground in foreground, encouraged by a man with a long stick at centre and another at left; three mounted huntsmen at right; castle in the distance; after Francis Barlow.

New Hollstein (Hollar) 2135.

Very good example with a large arm oriel water mark. Top margin tight and just into plate mark.