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Cavalry attacked by Infantry
Jacob Weier

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 Jacob Weier
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 Not on display
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