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Storytelling in Miniature

Franz Brun
German, active about 1559–1596

Two Fencers with Halberds

Engraving, 1559
1 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.
Gift of Geoffrey R. Bennett, 1962.47

The German draughtsman and engraver Franz Brun worked in the style of the Nuremberg Little Masters. Along with the military figures seen here, Brun also specialized in animals, rustic genre scenes, allegories, and ornament.