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Plague in an ancient city. Line engraving by J. Fittler after M. Sweerts.

Sweerts, Michiel, 1618-1664.
Date
1811

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About this work

Description

Possibly intended to show the plague of Athens described by Thucydides

Publication/Creation

London : William Miller, 1811.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 35.5 x 51.1 cm

Lettering

The plague. N. Poussin pinxit. ; J. Fittler sculpsit.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10123i

Creator/production credits

This composition is attributed to Poussin in the lettering

Reproduction note

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

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Languages

  • English



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