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Achilles Dragging the Body of Hector around the Walls of Troy

ca. 1648
17th century
265 x 415 mm (10.4 x 16.3 in.)

Pietro Testa, Italian, (1611-1612–1650)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
State: Only state
Print impression quality: Light (possibly late) but even impression
Marks: Signed in plate
Marks: Watermark: Anchor in circle, M inside; not found in Briquet
Bibliography: Bartsch 22; Bellini 37.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1973
Accession Number: 1973.7.2

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This object has the following keywords:
  • 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
  • human body - From TGM:
  • military
  • mythology

  • plate Dimensions: 265 x 415 mm (10.4 x 16.3 in.)

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