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Foot-Soldiers Kneeling before a King

16th century
16th century

Hans Burgkmair, the elder, German, (1473–1531)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Woodcut
Series: from Der Weis Konig
Edition: Proof for Max Treitzsauerwein, Der Weis Konig (H.V. 116 F.)
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Huth, 1911 (Lugt page 467, column 1)
Bibliography: See Der Weisskunig, a 1985 facsimile of the 1775 reprint, plate 132 (Art Library PT1567/M6/A75/1775a).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1939
Accession Number: 1939.D1.134

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  • ceremonies - Formal acts or series of acts, especially those conducted elaborately, solemnly, and as prescribed by the ritual or protocol of religious, state, court, social, or tribal procedure. For events serving to call someone or something to remembrance, use "commemorations." [March 1993 related terms added. April 1992 scope note changed. May 1991 alternate term added. January 1991 lead-in term added.]
  • military
  • royalty - Class within the nobility consisting of those who are descended from or related to a monarch or line of monarchs. [February 1993 alternate term deleted, was 'royal'. January 1993 related term added. December 1990 descriptor added.]

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