Etching. Inscribed upper left, E. Parm: inu: W: Hollar fecit 1646, 4 January. 3 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches. Trimmed to neat line.
Beautiful portrait of an elegant woman shown bust length, looking to the right, wearing a dark plumed hat, hoop earrings, pearl necklace with pendant, and ermine-trimmed cloak over blouse with pleated collar. After Italian Mannerist painter Parmigianino. Wenceslaus Hollar, also known as Wenzel Hollar, (1607 - 1677) was an accomplished Bohemian graphic artist of the 17th century, who spent most of his working life in England.