Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Foot-Soldiers Kneeling before a King,

From Der Weis Konig

Woodcut

Edition: Proof for Max Treitzsauerwein, Der Weis Konig (H.V. 116 F.)

Accession number: 1939.D1.134

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1939

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Huth, 1911 (Lugt page 467, column 1)

The image depicts a scene with this narrative: “Representatives of the Brown/White Company pleading with the old leader in the name of the White King for clemency.”

Bibliography: See Der Weisskunig, a 1985 facsimile of the 1775 reprint, plate 132 (Art Library PT1567/M6/A75/1775a).

Work Type: print

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