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Das  Armbrustschiessen zu München 1599 (The Crossbow Archers in Munich 1599)

Das Armbrustschiessen zu München 1599 (The Crossbow Archers in Munich 1599)

 
 
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German (artist nationality)
painter and engraver on copper and wood (artist role)
Recto: top center: (title, in old German) Abriss dess Schüessplats auf dem Plachfelt neben dem fl. Lusthauss. ; l. r.: (oval stamp, with a crown above initials FA/II) ; verso: u. l.: (in pencil) Clark Aug. 1936 / 12 50 ; left of center: (in pencil) Alesandre Mair / [?] 45 / [?] 64 / 6167. ; l. l.: (in pencil) C575/262 (inscription)
Engraving. (medium)
Fair to good condition. Trimmed to image. Vertical center crease. One small loss at bottom center and two small losses at top at left and right of center, all mended. Light stain along crease in center, and at upper left and upper right corners. Small rust-colored stain at left in canopy covering archers. (condition)
The Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, California, 1 Aug. 1936. Formerly in the collection of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony (1797-1854). (provenance)
Flute, Drum (instrument)
Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, 1797-1854 (related names)
16th century (century)
Works of art - - Groups of Musicians including Processions (miller category)

person

Contributors

Mair, Alexander -- ca. 1559-after 1620 (artist)
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Library of Congress
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