Two Scenes of Armies FightingArtist(s)Hans BurgkmairObject Creation Dateearly 16th centuryMedium & Supportwoodcut on laid paperDimensions
7 in x 6 in (17.78 cm x 15.24 cm)Credit LineGift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. SpinkSubject matter
A battle scene including cannons and figures on horseback.Physical Description
This woodcut features a multitude of armored figures, some of which are on horseback, engaged in a battle with swords and lances in a hilly countryside. Two cannons are arranged on the lower right in the foreground and one cannon is being manipulated by a figure in the lower left corner of the composition. Various flags are included in the image including one with a Burgundian cross. In the distance of the scene there is a walled town with mountains positioned behind it.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typeblack and white printRights
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