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Study for a Battle Scene

Study for a Battle Scene

17th century

Johann Mathias Weyer

German, ca. 1620-ca. 1690

Red chalk on paper
7 5/16 x 12 3/16 in. (18.5 x 31 cm)
LeRoy M. Backus Collection
Provenance: Robbo Leoni; Walther Schrott (Lugt 2383); Bourgignon; LeRoy M. Backus collection; bequest from Mr. Backus to Seattle Art Museum, accessioned 1952
Not currently on view


Published ReferencesSeattle Art Museum. "Le Roy M. Backus Memorial Collection." Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 1952; cat. no. 19, reproduced.

Mandowsky, Edna. Old Master Drawings: Seattle Art Museum Collection Guide. Seattle, Washington: Seattle Art Museum, 1980; cat. no. 35, p. 21.

DaCosta Kaufmann, Thomas. "A Census of drawing from the Holy Roman Empire, 1540-1680, in North American Collections," in Central European History, Vol 18 No. 1, The Culture of the Holy Roman Empire, 1540-1680 (Mar 1985), pp. 70-113.

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