Wenceslaus Hollar after Brueghel by Meyssens 1651
Wenceslaus Hollar after Brueghel by Meyssens 1651 Wenceslaus Hollar after Brueghel by Meyssens 1651 Wenceslaus Hollar after Brueghel by Meyssens 1651 Wenceslaus Hollar after Brueghel by Meyssens 1651

Wenceslaus Hollar after Brueghel by Meyssens 1651

'The Three Windmills'

'Die drei Windmühlen'

Master etching

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'The Three Windmills'

'Die drei Windmühlen' 

(Brueghel). State 1

Depicting two windmills and cottages on the banks of river on left, windmill with village and church beyond on right; rowing boats and men carrying sacks and loading two barges moored in the foreground; after Jan Brueghel the elder; first state, before the date was erased and publisher's name altered.

 Wenceslaus Hollar

 after

Jan Breughel

Wenceslaus Hollar ; 1607-1677, Bohemian etcher/engraver born in Prague and trained in Merian’s workshop in Frankfurt. After meeting the Earl of Arundel in 1863, Hollar joined him on a journey across Europe and then returned to England with him. He lived in England for the rest of his life and was a successful draughtsman and etcher who was known for his views of London before the Great  Fire of 1666.

Published by Joannes, Jean, or Jan Meyssens (1612–1670), was a Flemish Baroque painter, engraver, and printer.

An engraving which is bright and unfaded in black ink, printed on a laid paper sheet measuring approximately 22 cms. x 15 cms. (x ins.)

as can be found at; http://link.library.utoronto.ca/hollar/digobject.cfm?Idno=Hollar_k_1096&query=Hollar_k_1096&size=large&type=browse


Unmounted and unframed, the condition of the image and sheet is good, with minor foxing, toning, paper thinning to the top corners from previous mounting and handling marks condusive with age.

Cat: 140823-2