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Soldier Killing a Naked Man

16th century
111 x 78 mm (4.4 x 3.1 in.)

Master I. H., Italian
Possibly after Agostino Musi (aka Agostino Veneziano), Italian, (ca. 1490–after 1536)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Signed in plate, upper left: “I.H.”; inscribed in plate, upper right: “1530”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Paul Davidsohn (Lugt 654); Waldburg Wolfegg’sches Kupferstichkabinett (Lugt 2542)
Bibliography: Bartsch 2 (vol. 15, p. 492).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.177

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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.]
  • death
  • military
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor 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.]

  • plate Dimensions: 111 x 78 mm (4.4 x 3.1 in.)

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