Auction 101, Lot 510

"Den Heyr-Toght Naer Duyve-Landt… [together with] De Belegeringhe Van Berghen in Henegouw…", Strada, Famiamo, S.J.

Subject: Military

Period: 1635 (published)

Publication: Famianus Strada Verduytscht

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 10 inches
31.8 x 25.4 cm

Pair of copper engravings illustrating the battles for Dyyvelandt and Henegouw during the 80 Years War in which the Dutch fought against the Spanish for her independence. First shows the armies clashing in a battle in the shallow waters outside the village. Second features a tremendous land battle. Drawn by Franciscus vanden Wyngaerde and engraved by Vidua Cnobbaert.

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Condition: B

Light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/4/2002

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