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Wenceslaus Hollar
Bohemian (1606 - 1677) Primary

Leonardo da Vinci
Italian (1452 - 1519) Primary

Man's Bust and Woman's Bust with Veil


2 15/16 in. x 4 3/16 in. (7.4 cm x 10.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: X.856
Geography: Europe, Czech Republic (Bohemia)
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Culture/Nationality: British

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  • British - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of the United Kingdom. It also refers to the cultures of historical nations that had Great Britain as the central ruling power. For the culture of the ancient Britons, who were those tribes that spoke the Celtic (Brythonic) language, use "Ancient British."
  • etchings - Prints made from an etched printing plate, which is a metal plate on which a design is made by coating the plate with an acid-resistant substance, creating a design in the coating, and then exposing the plate to acid, which etches the plate where the metal is exposed. For designs incised directly into a copper plate using a burin or graver, use "engravings (prints)."
  • human figure
  • veils - Thin and lightweight coverings worn over the head or face, and sometimes extending to the shoulders, for ornament, protection, or concealment; also, similar coverings made as component parts of headgear.

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  • Plate Dimensions: 2 15/16 x 4 3/16 in. (7.4 x 10.6 cm)

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