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Plate 5: Seige and Conquest of Massilia, from 'The History of Caesar'

Artist:
Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)
Artist:
After Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)
Date:
1610–50
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 4 in. × 8 1/8 in. (10.2 × 20.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.4109
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and numbered in plate at lower right: 5 / A. Temp.

Along lower margin: Bis quater hinc [...] celsa trophaea throno.
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Wüthrich 77.338; Hollstein XXV.144.170
The New Hollstein German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts 1400-1700. Amsterdam, 1998, cat. no. 170, p. 144.



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