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Maker(s):Moreau, Jean-Michel le Jeune
Culture:French (1741 - 1814)
Title:Les Peloponnésiens a Milet, study for illustration from Histoire Grecque de Thucydide
Date Made:1808
Materials:bistre on paper
Place Made:Greece
Measurements:sheet: 19 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.; 50.165 x 37.465 cm; image (with border): 10 x 7 3/8 in.; 25.4 x 18.7325 cm; image: 6 3/8 x 3 7/8 in.; 16.1925 x 9.8425 cm
Narrative Inscription:  signed and dated in ink below image at center: J.M.moreau Le Je. 1808, inscribed: Les Peloponnésiens á Milet. ce revoltent contre Astyochus. general de la Flotte. Thucydide. Liv. VIII
Accession Number:  SC 1971.15.3
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lifton (Loretta Jane Silver, class of 1952) and Dr. and Mrs. Ernst Greif (Carol Lynn Silver, class of 1955)
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

man in armor and cape on step holding spear in air before mass of armed men, partial walls and archway visible behind and mountains in distance; image framed with scroll and grotesque motifs

men; wars; deaths; military; architecture

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