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An Army Attacking a Walled City

late 16th–early 17th century
Probably by Antonio Tempesta (Italian, 1555–1630)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not illustrated in The Illustrated Bartsch

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.4 x 27.3 cm (8 1/16 x 10 3/4 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

B3477

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In lower margin, left, "Ant. Tempesta jnuet. et sculp."; in lower margin, right, "F.L.D. Il Ciartres excudit Cum Privilegio Regis Christianiss."

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock