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Miles Christianus

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    F,1.82

  • Title (object)

    • Miles Christianus
  • Description

    The Christian Soldier. A soldier standing full-length, wearing armour and holding a sword and a shield, standing on top of seven swords representing the deadly sins, seven small cartouches surrounding the soldiers with biblical inscriptions
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1586-1635
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 90 millimetres
    • Width: 60 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered and signed in lower margin: "Miles Christianvs" and "Io. Galle excud." and "C. de Mallery fecit.".
  • Curator's comments

    For another print of the same series see F,1.88.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    F,1.82

The Christian Soldier. A soldier standing full-length, wearing armour and holding a sword and a shield, standing on top of seven swords representing the deadly sins, seven small cartouches surrounding the soldiers with biblical inscriptions  Engraving

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The Christian Soldier. A soldier standing full-length, wearing armour and holding a sword and a shield, standing on top of seven swords representing the deadly sins, seven small cartouches surrounding the soldiers with biblical inscriptions Engraving

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