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Inscription

along lower edge of plate: Jacques van Artois pinxit; W. Hollar fecit 1648 Antwerpus Petrus van Avont excudit; by later hand, lower left in graphite: Another imp at P. Prouté / 1982 u-; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: La Passarelle sur la cascade (Der Steg über dem Wasserfall / P. 1208 1/2 / Andresen p. 685 # 22 / Vertue p. 49 / Fagan No. 436 / Col R. Dumesnil Lugt 2200 / Weyer Ax

Provenance

Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil, Paris (1778-1864). Gustav Seeligmann, New York (Lugt 1921). (Paul MacCarron, New York, 1990); Leo Steinberg, New York (1920-2011); Estate of Leo Steinberg, New York; gift to NGA, 2011.

Bibliography
1982
Pennington, Richard. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar 1607-1677. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982, no. 1208.
1996
The New Hollstein German Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1400-1700. Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-: no. 996, i/iii