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The Battle of the Amalekites

Artist:
Etched by Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)
Date:
ca. 1645–52
Medium:
Etching; second state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/16 × 10 15/16 in. (12.8 × 27.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.17-304
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered below image at left: 'Stef della Bella In. et fe.' and at right: 'Cum privil. Regis'
Title lettered at bottom center: 'Bataille des Amalecites'; two lines of Latin lettered in lower margin at left: 'Tædeat haud suplices...agis jpse prece' and two lines of French lettered at right: 'O Grand legislateur...que mille coutelas'
Earls of Pembroke; Sotheby's, LondonWilton House Sale, July 1917; Donor: Joseph Pulitzer Bequest Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
De Vesme/Massar 44.3.ii
Alexandre de Vesme, Phyllis D. Massar Stefano della Bella. Catalogue Raisonné. New York, 1971, cat. no. 44.3.ii.



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