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Gideon Choosing His Soldiers

17th century
201 x 283 mm (7.9 x 11.1 in.)

Antonio Tempesta, Italian, (1555–1630)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on white laid paper
Print impression quality: Plate worn
Series: Number 13 from set of 25 etchings Biblical Battles
Edition: Published by Nicolaus Van Aelst, Rome
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “AE”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: R.L. Hirschfield (stamped in lower center margin of frontispiece); Conrad Fäsy (bookplate inside cover of album)
Bibliography: Bartsch 248 (vol. 17, p. 129); Illustrated Bartsch 248 (vol. 35, p. 74); see Sue Welsh Reed and Richard Wallace, Italian Etchers of the Renaissance & Baroque (Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, 1989), 217–221.
Credit Line: Olin Library transfer, 1957
Accession Number: 1957.5.1.14

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  • battles - Use for individual instances of armed conflict between two or more groups. [September 1993 related terms added. December 1992 scope note added. November 1990 descriptor added.]
  • Bible
  • military
  • Old Testament
  • religions
  • religious art - Use broadly for art depicting religious subjects or for art used in worship. [September 1993 descriptor added.]
  • series (groups) - Use for related publications issued successively, especially those bearing a collective as well as an individual title; and, in the visual arts, for groups of works by a single artist having a specific and purposeful relation among the works. [March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'series'; alternate term added; descriptor moved. January 1991 scope note added.]
  • soldiers - Use generally for those belonging to an army, whether that of a sovereign state, a faction or division within a sovereign state, or of an individual leader. Use also specifically for military personnel of enlisted rank, as distinguished from commissioned officers. For those trained for or engaged in the physical combat of warfare and sanctioned in that function by the society or group for which they fight, irrespective of actual membership in an army, use "warriors." [November 1997 scope note changed; related term added. November 1996 related term deleted, was "knights (landholders)". February 1993 scope note changed; descriptor moved. December 1992 related terms added; alternate term added. November 1990 descriptor added.]
  • war - From TGM:

  • plate Dimensions: 201 x 283 mm (7.9 x 11.1 in.)

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