"Zee-Slagh tusschen den Graaf van Bossu, en den Noordt Hollanders, voorgevallen den 11 en 12 October 1573", Le Clerc, Jean
Period: 1725 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13.4 x 10.5 inches
34 x 26.7 cm
This copper engraving depicts the great sea battle fought between the Spanish and the Dutch in 1573. This was an important battle in the 80-Years War in which the Count of Bossu (Spanish) was captured by the Dutch. Fabulous scene with various types of ships engaged in a fierce battle. In the foreground is a scene of two row boats filled with men in hand-to-hand combat.
Bottom fold separated in blank margin.