Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Moses Ordering the Israelites to Attack the Ethiopians,

Number 4 from the set of 25 etchings, Biblical Battles

Etching on white laid paper

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 203 x 286 mm (8 x 11.3 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 273 x 283 mm (10.7 x 11.1 in.)

Signed in plate, lower center: “AE”

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: Published by Nicolaus Van Aelst, Rome

Accession number: 1957.5.1.5

Olin Library transfer, 1957

Provenance / Collectors' marks: R.L. Hirschfield (stamped in lower center margin of frontispiece); Conrad Fäsy (bookplate inside cover of album)

Bibliography: Bartsch 239 (vol. 17, p. 129); Illustrated Bartsch 239 (vol. 35, p. 65); see Sue Welsh Reed and Richard Wallace, Italian Etchers of the Renaissance & Baroque (Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, 1989), 217–221.

Work Type: print

Related Works: The set “Biblical Battles” includes 24 plates numbered 1–24 (DAC 1957.5.1.2 – 1957.5.1.25) following the frontispiece.

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