Plague in an ancient city. Line engraving by J. Fittler after M. Sweerts.
- Sweerts, Michiel, 1618-1664.
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Possibly intended to show the plague of Athens described by Thucydides
London : William Miller, 1811.
1 print : line engraving ; platemark 35.5 x 51.1 cm
The plague. N. Poussin pinxit. ; J. Fittler sculpsit.
Wellcome Library no. 10123i
This composition is attributed to Poussin in the lettering
The painting by Sweerts was once in the collection of Sir Francis Cook, Doughty House, Richmond, Surrey, from which it was sold to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art