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Belisaire assis, les yeux couverts d'un bandeau et tenant son casque pour demandes aumône / Dietriÿ.

Belisaire assis, les yeux couverts d'un bandeau et tenant son casque pour demandes aumône / Dietriÿ.

 
 
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Print shows a blinded Belisarius, Byzantine emperor Justinian's former general, begging for charity after being accused of treason and disgraced.
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With annotations by George Perkins Marsh on the verso.
Marsh Collection.
Library of Congress copy is trimmed.
Library of Congress copy is a restrike.
Published in: The first Smithsonian collection : the European engravings of George Perkins Marsh and the role of prints in the U.S. National Museum / Helena E. Wright. Washington, DC : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2015. p. 61.

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01/01/1762
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Dietrich, Christian Wilhelm Ernst, 1712-1774, artist
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