Václav Hollar (1607-1677)
Francis Cleyn (1589-1658)
ILLUSTRATION FOR THE AENEID (ESCAPING AENEAS)
Etching on paper, 300x190mm, marked upper left in print "F. Cleyn inv" and "W. Hollar. fecit". Illustration for Virgil`s work the Aeneid (Aen. II, p. 221). Inscriptions in Latin, decorative coat of arms lower centre, inscription in English on the reverse. Issued in London in 1654, translated by John Ogilby. Parthey 304.