The Cat and the Cock (from Aesop's Fables, after Francis Clein); plate 14 by Wenceslaus Hollar

The Cat and the Cock (from Aesops Fables, after Francis Clein); plate 14 by Wenceslaus Hollar

The Cat and the Cock (from Aesop's Fables, after Francis Clein); plate 14

Wenceslaus Hollar

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Title

The Cat and the Cock (from Aesop's Fables, after Francis Clein); plate 14

 
Artist
Year
1665  
Technique
etching 
Image Size
8 7/16 x 6 1/2" image size; 9-7/8 x 6-3/4" plate size 
Signature
unsigned 
Edition Size
N.A. 
Annotations
in pencil, in margins: Hollar 1668; (proof) Wenzel Hollar 1665; engraved outside of image, lower right: 14. 
Reference
 
Paper
antique-white laid with fleurs de lis watermark 
State
proof before letters (perhaps one of the supplemental unpublished plates) 
Publisher
John Ogilby 
Inventory ID
14346 
Price
$400.00 
Description
A proof before letters of plate 14 from the series of 58 plates commissioned by British printer and publisher John Ogilby after designs by Francis Clein. Ogilby had translated the Fables. 
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