Auction 124, Lot 440

"De Stadt Nyborg Veroverd door de Hr. Michiel de Ruiter en 't Slaan der Zweeden", Stoopendaal, Daniel

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 10 inches
34.3 x 25.4 cm

Splendid view of the siege of Nyborg in November 1659. The scene depicts a battle in the war between Denmark and Sweden, in which the Dutch were allies of the Danes. The bird's-eye view shows the walled city with an army marching to her defense and the harbor filled with ships engaged in battle. Title in ribbon style cartouche.

References:

Condition: B+

Sharp impression with a little surface soil and a couple of light spots. Two professionally repaired tears in blank margins, not affecting map.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $325

Closed on 5/7/2008

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