Auction 108, Lot 493

"Veroveringe van Cadix, in 't Jaar 1596", Le Clerc, Jean

Subject: Spain

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.1 x 10.1 inches
33.3 x 25.7 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.

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Condition: A

Some foxing in blank margins, not affecting engraving.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/29/2004

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