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Frontispiece to 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.

Date:

1644

Artist:

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.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Stefano della Bella

Title

Frontispiece to Drawings of Several Movements by Soldiers

Origin

Italy

Date

Made 1644

Medium

Etching on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

54 × 124 mm (image); 58 × 129 mm (plate); 64 × 134 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

John H. Wrenn Fund

Reference Number

1970.134

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