Military Figures outside a City

Jacques Bellangeca. 1615

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: Military Figures outside a City
  • Creator: Jacques Bellange
  • Date Created: ca. 1615
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate below shield: “Bellange Eques in incide”
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1940
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching and engraving on white handmade laid paper. Watermark: Arms of Dachsbourg (Dabo; see L. Weiner, étude sur les filigranes des papiers Lorraine, Nancy, 1893, plate 13, no. 7)
  • Keywords: allegory, literature (writings), military
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 277 mm x 217 mm (10.91 in. x 8.54 in.).
  • Bibliography: Reed, French Prints from the Age of the Musketeers (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1998), no. 106 (p. 203); Griffiths and Hartley 39; Reed and Worthen 28; Robert-Dumesil, (V,94) 37, (XI,) 37 as Judith with her Servants in the Camp of Holofernes before the wars of Bethulia; Walch 19 ("Lagerszene") as military scene; Reed 1962, note 17, as Allegory of Mars and Bellona with Discorda and Pavor, according to Panofsky; Worthen and Reed 28, as military scene
  • Associated People: Created by Jacques Bellange (French, 1594-1638)
  • Accession Number: 1940.D1.17