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Spring

Spring
1643
plate 1 from the Whole-length women as allegories of The four seasons series 1643–44

Medium
etching
Measurements
24.2 × 18.0 cm (image) 26.4 × 18.6 cm (sheet, trimmed to platemark)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
New Hollstein 438 ii/ii; Pennington 606 ii/ii; Parthey 606
Edition
2nd of 2 states
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.l.: W Hollar, inu. et fecit Londini 1643
printed in ink (in image) l.r.: I
printed in ink l.c.: Spring
printed in ink l.l.: Welcom sweet Lady you doe bring / Rich presents of a hopefull Spring
printed in ink l.r.: That makes the Earth to looke so greene / As when she first began to teeme
Accession Number
2290.1-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1950
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

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