Wenceslaus Hollar (1607 Prague - 1677 London), a leading, world-famousCzech baroque etcher and draftsman
Aboriginal woman, in the viewport dimensions: 10.2 x 7.3 cm
Wenceslaus Hollar, known worldwide as Wenceslaus Hollar Bohemus was trained at a significant engraver Matthaeus Merian in Frankfurt.
In 1635, then he published in Cologne with Abraham Hogenbergra his first book of engravings. A big part of his life he spent in London.
Wenceslaus Hollar left an extensive work, known for his topographical works of some European cities (Bohemia, Germany, England, Netherlands,Switzerland), especially the capture of the city of London was of greatimportance, because only through the preserved form of London before a largefire in the 1666th
In his work captured, for example, portraits of saints, drawings of animals,butterflies and flowers.