Cavalry attacked by Infantry

This battle scene is typical of Weier's paintings in the style of Philip Wouwermans. It is one of the two paintings by Weier that are dated 1645; they provide the earliest evidence of his activity as a painter.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
active 1645; died 1670
Full title
Cavalry attacked by Infantry
Date made
1645
Medium and support
Oil on oak
Dimensions
38.4 x 60.2 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Presented by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks, 1896
Inventory number
NG1470
Location in Gallery