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The Standard Bearer

16th century

Jacques de Gheyn, II, aka Jacob de Gheyn II, Dutch (Flemish), (1565–1629)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
State: Only state
Marks: Inscribed as in Hollstein “Militae vexilla ferens—insignia belli / Marte furente: favet statq caditq cohors / H. Iacobi: com.”
Bibliography: Hollstein 144 (vol. 7, p. 136).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1943
Accession Number: 1943.D1.61

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  • standards (identifying artifacts) - Use for flags, emblematic figures, or other objects displayed as the identifying symbol of a leader, public officer, or organization, such as the flag of a nation, the colors of a military unit, or the banner of a noble house. [May 1994 descriptor added.]

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