Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Wenceslaus Hollar

The Wenceslaus Hollar Digital Collection has been made available on the University of Toronto library website. Hollar (1607-1677) is considered one of the finest etchers of all time, and he produced around 2,700 etchings during his lifetime. The etchings in this digital collection are organised under the following headings: religious prints; mythology, satire etc.; historical prints; geography and maps; portraits; costumes; natural history; sports; architecture; title pages and initials; and heraldry, numismatics and ornament.
Link: http://link.library.utoronto.ca/hollar/
Access: Free