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HOLLAR, Wenceslaus, or Wenzel von Prachna (1607 - 1677), Engraver, reproductions engraver, draughtsman, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HOLLAR, Wenceslaus, or Wenzel von Prachna (1607 - 1677), Engraver, reproductions engraver, draughtsman, watercolourist

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Bohemian, 17th century, male.

Born 23 July 1607, in Prague; died 25 March 1677, in London.

Engraver, reproductions engraver, draughtsman, watercolourist, illustrator. Historical subjects, portraits, urban landscapes, landscapes, animals, costume studies. Maps.

Bohemian School.

[not available online]Wenceslaus Hollar was the son of a clerk at the court of justice in Prague, and his family intended him to take up a

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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