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Wenceslaus Hollar

[Bohemian Baroque Era Engraver, 1607-1677]

• Also known as:  Wenzel Hollar
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Original works by Wenceslaus Hollar available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Muff with a Brocade Band, etching, 1647

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Stellion Insulting Ceres, 1646

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Portrait of Peter Paul Rubens

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteUnited Kingdom Parliament, London
9 works online

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
8 works online

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, Wisconsin
Divers Prospect in and around Tangier, 1669

Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, Wisconsin
Tootehill Fields, 1669

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Charles II

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Ceres and Stellio, 1646

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany ( in German)  
Muff mit Brokatband, etching, 1647

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

Wenceslaus Hollar at the The British Museum, London, UK

Université de Liège Collections (in French)  

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Vejle Kunstmuseum, Denmark (in Danish)  

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWenceslaus Hollar in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Online Archive of California
The Cathedral at Antwerp

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Wenceslaus Hollar  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Jersey Heritage Trust, UK
Biography of the artist

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Wenceslaus Hollar: A Bohemian Artist in England


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