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Elisha Bringing the Blinded Syrian Army to the King of Israel

17th century
201 x 286 mm (7.9 x 11.3 in.)

Antonio Tempesta, Italian, (1555–1630)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on white laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Series: Number 20 from set of 25 etchings Biblical Battles
Edition: Published by Nicolaus Van Aelst, Rome
Marks: Unsigned
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 255 (vol. 17, p. 129); Illustrated Bartsch 255 (vol. 35, p. 81); 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: 1957.5.1.21

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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
  • blind (people) - People having no sight or such limited vision that hearing and touch are the chief means of perception. ERIC9 [August 1995 descriptor changed, was "blind". February 1993 descriptor moved.]
  • Old Testament
  • religions
  • religious art - Use broadly for art depicting religious subjects or for art used in worship. [September 1993 descriptor added.]
  • senses
  • 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.]
  • sight
  • war - From TGM:

  • plate Dimensions: 201 x 286 mm (7.9 x 11.3 in.)

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