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Maker(s):Moreau, Jean-Michel le Jeune
Culture:French (1741 - 1814)
Title:Les Atheniens abandonnet leur camp après leur défaite en Sicile, 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; border: 9 3/4 x 7 3/8 in.; 24.765 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 Atheniens abandonnet leur camp après leur défaite en Sicile. Thucydide, Liv. VII
Accession Number:  SC 1971.15.6
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

central image of man prone on ground reaching up toward standing soldiers as another figure lies dead under a tent in landscape full of soldiers with wide border flowers, urns, fantastical birds and sea creatures

men; wars; deaths; landscapes; military

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