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Summer

Summer
1644
plate 2 from the Whole-length women as allegories of The four seasons series 1643–44

Medium
etching
Measurements
24.3 × 17.9 cm (image) 26.5 × 18.3 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
New Hollstein 439; Pennington 607; Parthey 607
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.l.: W: Hollar inu: et fecit, Londini 1644
printed in ink (in image) l.r.: 2
printed in ink l.c.: Summer
printed in ink l.l.: Now Phoebus, crowns our Sumer dayes / With stronger heate and brighter rayes
printed in ink l.r.: Her louely neck, and brest are bare, / Whilst her fann doth coole the Ayre.
Accession Number
2290.2-4
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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