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David handing letter for Joab to Uriah, after Guercino
David handing letter for Joab to Uriah, after Guercino
Date:
1627
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
22.9 x 22.9 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.37141
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

King David hands a letter to Uriah and gestures towards soldiers standing on a hill, visible beyond the pillars of his castle. A page holds the king's sword and watches.