Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Romans Defeated by Dutch Troops at Bonna, from The War of the Romans Against the Batavians (Romanorvm et Batavorvm societas), plate 9

Series/Portfolio:
The War of the Romans Against the Batavians
Artist:
Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)
Artist:
After Otto van Veen (Netherlandish, Leiden 1556–1629 Brussels)
Date:
1611
Medium:
Etching, first state of two, issue 1 (Bartsch)
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 11/16 x 13 3/8 in. (22 x 34 cm) plate: 6 7/8 x 8 11/16 in. (17.5 x 22 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1947
Accession Number:
47.105.4(9)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left (Dutch inscription): Het Holladtsch cryghsvolck dat in Duytschlandt was, comt af van / Civilis te voren verwillight zynde. De Romeynen te Bon ligghende / vallen sterck wt om dat te Beletten, maer van de Hollan- / ders gheslaghen; dewelcke voort treckende voeghen hen by Civilis.
At lower right (Latin inscription): Batavorum cohortes in Italiam pergentes a Civili / occulte domum revocantur: Romani Bonnam insi- / dentes iter impedire conati erumpunt, sed a / Batavis funduntur.
At bottom center: 9
Latin text on verso.

Marking: On verso at lower right: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Krauss; Donor: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund
Nagler XVIII.179.560-.595; Graesse VI(2).234 (Vaenius); Bartsch XVII.145.568 i/ii
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

G. K. Nagler Neus allgemeines Künstler-Lexicon (22 vols). 1835-1852.



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