Plague in an Ancient City

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Plague in an Ancient City

Holland, circa 1650-1652
Paintings
Oil on canvas
Canvas: 46 3/4 × 67 1/4 in. (118.75 × 170.8 cm) Frame: 62 × 84 × 5 in. (157.48 × 213.36 × 12.7 cm)
Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (AC1997.10.1)
Currently on public view:
Resnick Pavilion, floor 1 MAP IT
Resnick Pavilion, floor 1

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