Philips Galle (Artist) Martin van Heemskerck (After)

The Destruction of Babylon

The Destruction of Babylon by Philips Galle, Martin van Heemskerck

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Title
The Destruction of Babylon
Artist/creator
Production date
1569
Medium
engraving
Inscription
Martinus Heemskerk Inventor Philippus Galle Fecit 1569. Assyriǽ Babylon gentis caput impete vasto Concidit, et fǽdam latè trahit illa ruinam. Percutit, attonitos proceres stupor, illicet ingens Purpurei Reges, nautae vulgus que profanum. Horrescunt subiti miracla tremenda pericl[i] Atque genis madidis fortem miserantur, acerb[am].
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from Auckland City Libraries, gift of the Leys Institute, 2009
Accession no
2009/22/37
Copyright
Copyright Expired
Department
International Art
Display status
Not on display

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