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Head of a Young Black Boy in Profile to Right

A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1645

Artist:

Wenceslaus Hollar
Bohemian, 1607-1677

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Wenceslaus Hollar

Title

Head of a Young Black Boy in Profile to Right

Place

Bohemia (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1645

Medium

Etching on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

Plate: 8 × 5.9 cm (3 3/16 × 2 3/8 in.); Sheet: 8.4 × 6.3 cm (3 5/16 × 2 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Joseph Brooks Fair Fund

Reference Number

1925.1512

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