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WH
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Nationality/school
Bohemian, English
Born
Prague 1607-07-13
Deceased
London (England) 1677-03-25
buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster
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Active in
  • Praag 1625 - 1627
    He probably received in Prague his artistic training, knowledge and experience before venturing abroard in 1627; topographical drawings of Prague, dated between 1625 and 1627, known (Volrábová 2017)
  • Neurenberg 1627
    documentated by a 1627 dated drawing of the Heumarkt in Nuremberg (Volrábová 2017)
  • Stuttgart 1627 - 1628
    Volrábová 2017
  • Esslingen am Neckar 1628
    drawings of this year with views of Esslingen (Volrábová 2017)
  • Strasburg 1628 - 1630
    worked here for Jacob van der Heyden (Turner 2010, p. 78, Volrábová 2017)
  • Frankfurt am Main 1630 - 1631
    The exact dates of Hollar's sojourn in Frankfurt have not yet been determined, although it is positively known that he visited the place several times and maintained close working relations with the prominent engraver and publisher Matthaus Merian I. It can be assumed that after he left Strasbourg he proceeded to Frankfurt, either in 1630 or 1631.
  • Mainz 1631 - 1632
    Volrábová 2017
  • Koblenz
  • Düren 1633 - 1634
    Volrábová 2017
  • Keulen 1633 - 1634
    Volrábová 2017
  • Noord-Duitsland (landstreek) 1634
    for Hollar's journey to the north of Germany: Volrábová 2017
  • Wageningen 1634
    On Hollar's drawings and engravings from his visit to the Nothern Netherlands in 1634: Turner 2010 and Volrábová 2017.
  • Leiden 1634
    1634?
  • Delfshaven (Rotterdam) 1634
  • Amsterdam 1634
  • Gorinchem 1634
  • Muiderberg (Muiden) 1634
  • Diemen 1634
  • Hoorn (Noord-Holland) 1634
  • Scheveningen (Den Haag) 1634
    Volrábová 2017: 1634 or 1636 (during the return journey)
  • Kampen (Overijssel)
    not in Volrábová 2017
  • Haarlem
    Turner 2010, p. 75, 91
  • Texel (eiland) 1634
    not in Volrábová 2017
  • Dordrecht
    Hollar probably visited Dordrecht in 1634. Only his engravings of Dordrecht are known (e.g. RKDimages no. 293171); not in Volrábová 2017
  • Keulen 1635 - 1636
  • Wenen 1636
    with Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel, whom he had met in Cologne
  • Praag 1636
    with Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel
  • Londen (Engeland) 1637
    with Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel
  • Antwerpen 1644 - 1652
    master in the Guild of St. Luke’s in Antwerp between 18 September 1644 and 18 September 1645 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol.2, p. 157); signed a document in Antwerp on November 3, 1648 (Duverger 1991)
  • Brussel
  • Londen (Engeland) 1652 - 1669
  • Tanger 1669
  • Londen (Engeland)
  • Edinburgh 1670
  • Londen (Engeland)
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
landscape (as genre), architecture (genre), portrait
Creation date: 1992-01-10; Last modified date: 2021-10-13
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