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The Battle between Jephthah's Army and the Ammonites, from the series the history of Jephthah, 1643

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 215 x 281 mm
  • Inv. 2014-PD

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Jephthah and his force inflict a heavy defeat on the Ammonites' army and take twenty cities (Ri. 11:33). The battlefield is depicted in the background.


Nicolaes Rijckmans RKD
Edam (Volendam) 1595 - ca. 1636
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Antonio Tempesta RKD
Florence 1555 - Rome 1630

Claes Jansz. Visscher RKD
Amsterdam ca. 1586 - 1587 - Amsterdam 1652

Title The Battle between Jephthah's Army and the Ammonites, from the series the history of Jephthah
Date 1643
Period 17th century
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the depiction, below: A. TempeeSt inven / C. Ryckemans Schulp. / CJViSScher excud.
printed inscription outside the depiction, below: Iud. Cap. ii. vers 32. / Ammonium in Regem conSurgens triStibus armis, / MiSpae CaStra locans, cogit ad arma viros. / PoSt votum fugat Ammonios, urbesque viginti / Occupat, et victor fortia regna premit.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 3
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-PD
Acquisition credit
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300033898 history paintings AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300015636 landscapes AAT
300263554 animal paintings AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
45B the soldier; the soldier's life Iconclass
45H battle, fighting in general Iconclass
46C131 riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman Iconclass
46C13141 horse Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
71 Old Testament Iconclass
71F24 the time of Jephthah ~ the book of Judges Iconclass
71F245 the story of Jephthah's daughter (Judges 11:29-40) Iconclass
71F2452 the Ammonites are defeated by Jephthah's army; twenty cities are taken Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
Hollstein's Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700 : Vol. XX. Constantijn Daniel van Renesse to Geraert van Ryssen / Friedrich Wilhelm H. Hollstein, Dieuwke De Hoop Scheffer, Karel Gerard Boon. - Amsterdam : Van Gendt & Co., 1978 (200)
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