Simon Turner is presently compiling, together with Jaco Rutgers, a comprehensive catalogue of prints after Peter Paul Rubens for the New Hollstein series of Dutch and Flemish prints before 1700. He will be editing the forthcoming New Hollstein volumes compiled by Ad Stijnman on the color prints of Johannes Teyler. He regularly publishes in Print Quarterly and Master Drawings. His research interests include maps, monumental brasses and tapestries. [May 2015]

The Equestrian Portrait Prints of Wenceslaus Hollar

Fig. 1. Matthäus Merian, Equestrian Portrait of James I with a view of London (1621), engraving, 34 x 24.7 cm. Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin.

Wenceslaus Hollar (1607 Prague–1677 London) was one of the most accomplished and prolific graphic artists of the 17th century, working around the same time as other notable etchers such as Stefano della Bella, Jacques Callot and Rembrandt. Hollar was both an original and reproductive printmaker, making prints after his own designs and others’. Read More