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A Cavalry Battle

about 1598
Antonio Tempesta (Italian, 1555–1630)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 833

Dimensions

Sheet: 10 x 21.4 cm (3 15/16 x 8 7/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P13859.4

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This impression has added engraving that does not appear on the impression illustrated in The Illustrated Bartsch, for example, on the flank of the horse at the left, and on the cloak behind the right arm of the cavalryman sitting on that horse.

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund