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Plate Ten from Drawings of Several Movements by Soldiers

A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.




Stefano della Bella
Italian, 1610-1664

About this artwork

For the subject of this work, della Bella chose the movements of soldiers toward and through a town, which is recognizable as Arras. He dedicated the work to Henry du Plesseys, Count of Roche-Guyon, whose coat of arms appears in the first and second plates.


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Stefano della Bella


Plate Ten from Drawings of Several Movements by Soldiers


Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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Etching on ivory laid paper


Image: 5.6 × 12.3 cm (2 1/4 × 4 7/8 in.); Plate: 6 × 12.5 cm (2 3/8 × 4 15/16 in.); Sheet: 6.8 × 12.9 cm (2 11/16 × 5 1/8 in.)

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John H. Wrenn Fund

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