Creator

Louis Surugue

Creation Date

17th century

Era

1600-1800

Medium

Engraving

Dimensions

15 x 21, 16 x 22 (in frame)

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.93

Creator Biography

Louis Surugue, French, born in Paris, France, 1686-1762.

Description

Aftermath of a battle scene with a cityscape shown in the background. Smoke permeates the scene, and nationalistic symbols of a lion, globe, and bird are set in an elaborate gilded border with angels playing trumpets in the lower corners.

Provenance

After a Paiting by Adam frans van der Meulen (1632-1690), Louis XIV Receiving the Surrender of the Citadel of Campbray, April 18, 1677; Architectural Ornamentation by Charles le Brun (1619-1690)

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