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Tvngerloa

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1848,0205.337

  • Title (object)

    • Tvngerloa
  • Description

    Bird's eye view of the Tongerloo Abbey, near Westerlo, with long tree-lined avenues in the foreground and on the left of the abbey, the formal garden in the middle distance, farmlands with a windmill in the background, bust portrait of Augustin Wichmann above flanked by two coat-of-arms; after Heil; second state after publication line added; illustration to Jacob Le Roy's "Notitia Marchionatus Sacri Romani Imperii" (Amsterdam: 1678). 1650
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1650
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 435 millimetres
    • Width: 562 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered above image with title, three-line of Latin sentence: "Celeberrimvm [...] Cœptvm." at left with eighteen-line of dedication to Wichmann by Hollar and production detail: "Admodvm [...] Wenceslaus Hollar Bohemus / Anno / M: D.C. L. / Leo Van Heil Bruxellensis delin:" at bottom right with publication line: "Ionnes Meÿßens excudit." within image with keys 1-16.
  • Curator's comments

    This is one from a series of illustrations to Notitia Marchionatus, for comment see 1848,0205.289.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (German) 1088.II (Hollar) bibliographic details
    • Pennington 1982 894.II bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Notitia Marchionatus Sacri Romani Imperii
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1848

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1848,0205.337

Bird's eye view of the Tongerloo Abbey, with long tree-lined avenues in the foreground and on the left of the abbey, the formal garden in the middle distance, farmlands with a windmill in the background, bust portrait of Augustin Wichmann above flanked by two coat-of-arms; after Heil; second state after publication line added.  1650  Etching

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Bird's eye view of the Tongerloo Abbey, with long tree-lined avenues in the foreground and on the left of the abbey, the formal garden in the middle distance, farmlands with a windmill in the background, bust portrait of Augustin Wichmann above flanked by two coat-of-arms; after Heil; second state after publication line added. 1650 Etching

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