Auction 113, Lot 641

"Het innemen van Cadix, geschiedt in den Jaere 1596", Le Clerc, Jean

Subject: Spain

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication: Geschiedenissen der Vereenigde Nederlanden

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10 inches
33 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.

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Condition: A

Lightly toned with some spots in margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/7/2005

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