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Wenceslas Hollar
Birth: Jul. 13, 1607
Prague
Okres Praha
Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Death: Mar. 25, 1677
London
City of London
Greater London, England

Artist and engraver who died in poverty. His last words were addressed to the bailiffs asking them not to remove his bed. 
 
Inscription:
WENCESLA HOLLAR
EXILE FROM BOHEMIA-ARTIST IN ENGLAND

1607 - 1677

THE WORKS OF NATURE AND OF MEN
BY THEE PRESERVED TAKE LIFE AGAIN
AND EV'N THY PRAGUE SERENELY SHINES
SECURE FROM RAVAGE IN THY LINES
IN JUST RETURN THIS MARBLE FRAME
WOULD ADD SOME AGES TO THY NAME
TOO FRAIL ALAS! 'TIS FORCED TO OWN
THY SHADOWS WILL OUTLAST THE STONE
GEORGE VERTUE 1745
 
Burial:
Southwark Cathedral *
Southwark
London Borough of Southwark
Greater London, England
*Memorial Site [?]
 
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Record added: Jun 08, 1999
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