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The death bed of Epaminondas, commander of the Theban army in the battle against Sparta.




oil on panel


Height: 61 cm (24 in). Width: 80 cm (31.5 in).

Room 8

Accession number

br. 2017

Object history

1871(1871): purchased by the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, inv. SK-A-461, from J. de Brauwere (art dealer), Brussels
Unknown date: lent to the Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, inv. br. 2017, by the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam


signature and date bottom right: Isaak Walraven / Fecit Ao 1726
verso: Aº 1738 op de verkoping van Leyden is dit schilderij door Gildemeester gekocht voor 1200,- guldens en kosten de Heer Locquet op de verkoping van Walraven 1560 guld. Aº 1800 verkogt ...


Rijksmuseum Twenthe Online Collection, as Het sterfbed van Epaminondas, bevelhebber van het Thebaanse leger in de strijd tegen Sparta.
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam online catalogue, as Het sterfbed van Epaminondas, bevelhebber van het Thebaanse leger in de strijd tegen Sparta.
RKDimages, Art-work number 1862, as Het sterfbed van Epaminondas, bevelhebber van het Thebaanse leger in de strijd tegen Sparta (371-62 B.C.).


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