The Fox and the Cat (from Aesop's Fables, after Francis Clein); plate 51 by Wenceslaus Hollar

The Fox and the Cat (from Aesops Fables, after Francis Clein); plate 51 by Wenceslaus Hollar

The Fox and the Cat (from Aesop's Fables, after Francis Clein); plate 51

Wenceslaus Hollar

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Title

The Fox and the Cat (from Aesop's Fables, after Francis Clein); plate 51

 
Artist
Year
1665  
Technique
etching 
Image Size
8 5/8 x 6 9/16" image size; 10-1/16 x 6-13/1" plate size 
Signature
etched in image, lower left "W.Hollar fec:" 
Edition Size
N/A 
Annotations
pencil, lower margin: (proof) Wenzel Hollar, 1665 
Reference
 
Paper
antique-white oatmeal laid 
State
proof before letters (perhaps one of the supplemental unpublished plates) 
Publisher
John Ogilby 
Inventory ID
14347 
Price
$500.00 
Description
A proof before letters of plate 51 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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