Auction 114, Lot 687

"[Lot of 2] Praelium Navale Inter Suecos Et Danos…1644 [and] Seeschlacht Zwischen den Konigl: Danemark: und Schwedischen Floten…1677", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Ships

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Black & White

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Pair of fine copper engravings depicting major sea battles in the many conflicts between these two Scandinavian powers during the seventeenth century. First (15 x 11.5"); second (14.3 x 10.4").


Condition: A

Fine, sharp impressions. Bit of tape at top edge and slight mat burns in margins. First with a minor paper flaw in the sky.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/1/2006