WENCESLAUS HOLLAR | VIEW OF PRAGUE, WITH THE HRADSCHIN CASTLE AND THE HIRSCHGRABEN
30,000 - 40,000 GBP
Property from the Collection formed by Albin Schram
Prague 1607 - 1677 London
VIEW OF PRAGUE, WITH THE HRADSCHIN CASTLE AND THE HIRSCHGRABEN
Pen and black ink over black chalk;
inscribed in brown ink, upper right: at Prage
97 by 153 mm
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Hinged to mount at top. Three tiny pinholes. Remains of other, previous hinges still present. Some light staining, especially towards right and left sides, and a little surface dirt, but overall condition of paper and media good.
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Dr. Francis Springell (1898-1974), Prague and Portinscale, Cumbria,
sale of his collection, London, Sotheby's, 30 June 1986, lot 14,
purchased at the sale by Albin Schram, Lausanne,
by inheritance to the present owners
F. Sprinzels, Hollar Handzeichnungen, Vienna 1938, p. 98, no. 275, pl. 44, fig. 231;
F. Springell, Connoisseur and Diplomat, London 1963, p. 190, no. XCIX, pl. 49;
V. Denkstein, Hollar Drawings, London 1979, p. 44, fig. 17
Manchester, City Art Gallery, Wenceslaus Hollar, 1963, no. D.72