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Creator Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607–1677, Bohemian
Title A View from St. Mary's, Southwark, Looking Towards Westminster
Date ca. 1638
Medium Pen and black ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 5 1/8 × 12 1/8 inches (13 × 30.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/
Marks/
Lettering
Inscribed in artist's hand in graphite and brown ink, upper center: "<East Part> West part o Southwark toward Westminster"; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, "23 10 | 18 12 | 120 | 3 | 63 | 228 2/1", Fragment, unidentified.
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.5548
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3647733
Subject Terms buildings | cityscape | trees
Place Represented England | Europe | London | Southwark | United Kingdom
Publications

Tim Fitzpatrick, Pursuing Hollar's Sketch of the Second Globe Playhouse, Performing Arts Resources, vol. 28, 2011, pp. 32-39, V2367 , Full Text is also Available Online (Orbis); images are not avaiable on line


Edward Rothstein, The Great Reinvention of that Sceptred Isle, New York Times, March 23, 2012, Available Online (ORBIS)

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