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Military Figures outside a City

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Military Figures outside a City

ca. 1615
17th century
277 x 217 mm (10.9 x 8.5 in.)

Jacques Bellange, French, (1594–1638)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on white handmade laid paper
Print impression quality: Good, but somewhat uneven
Marks: Signed in plate below shield: “Bellange Eques in incide”
Marks: Watermark: Arms of Dachsbourg (Dabo; see L. Weiner, étude sur les filigranes des papiers Lorraine, Nancy, 1893, plate 13, no. 7)
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Albertina duplicate (Lugt ?)
Bibliography: Reed, French Prints from the Age of the Musketeers (Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, 1998), no. 106, p. 203; Griffiths and Hartley 39; Reed and Worthen 28; Robert-Dumesil 37 (vol. 5, p. 94; vol. 11) as Judith with her Servants in the Camp of Holofernes before the wars of Bethulia; Walch 19 (“Lagerszene”) as a military scene; Reed 1962, note 17, as Allegory of Mars and Bellona with Discorda and Pavor, according to Panofsky; Worthen and Reed 28, as a military scene.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940
Accession Number: 1940.D1.17

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  • plate Dimensions: 277 x 217 mm (10.9 x 8.5 in.)

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