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Michiel Sweerts: Plague in an Ancient City  wikidata:Q20879241 reasonator:Q20879241
artist QS:P170,Q1342328
Michiel Sweerts: Plague in an Ancient City
Plague in an Ancient City (image 1 of 2)
Object type painting Edit this at Wikidata
Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (AC1997.10.1)
European Painting
Currently on public view: Ahmanson Building, floor 3
The painting is believed to be referring to the plague of Athens or have elements from it (i.e. as per Plague in an Ancient City, by Michael Sweerts, circa 1652, represents the Plague of Athens, Thucicydes and the Plague of Athens),
Date between circa 1652 and circa 1654
date QS:P571,+1652-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1652-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1654-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 46.7 in (118.7 cm); Width: 67.2 in (170.8 cm)
dimensions QS:P2048,46.75U218593
dimensions QS:P2049,67.25U218593
institution QS:P195,Q1641836
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Plague in an Ancient City LACMA AC1997.10.1 (2 of 2).jpg
The plague of Athens. Line engraving by J. Fittler after M. Wellcome L0004078.jpg


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current14:42, 16 March 2021Thumbnail for version as of 14:42, 16 March 20212,100 × 1,459 (764 KB)Pittagradsame source, better color
18:39, 11 July 2013Thumbnail for version as of 18:39, 11 July 20132,100 × 1,443 (821 KB)=={{int:filedesc}}== {{artwork |title=Plague in an Ancient City (image 1 of 2) |description= :Holland, circa 1652-1654 :Paintings :Oil on canvas :46 3/4 x 67 1/4 in. (118.75 x 170.82 cm) :Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (AC1997.10.1) :[http://www.lacma...

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