Auction 103, Lot 424

"Veroveringe van Cadix, in 't Jaar 1596", Anon.

Subject: Spain

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.2 x 10 inches
33.5 x 25.4 cm

Super engraving of the capture and sacking of Cadiz by an English fleet under the Earl of Essex, Lord Howard of Effingham and Francis Vere. The harbor is literally filled with ships engaged in battle. The plan of Cadiz is shown in bird's-eye form.


Condition: A

Minor defects in margins, well away from image.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/11/2003