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Auction 125, Lot 879

"See-Slagh van M. de Ruyter en G: Hiscou voor Plemuyen", Anon.

Subject: Ships

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.4 x 6.6 inches
26.4 x 16.8 cm

This copper engraving depicts a battle of the First Sea War (1652-1654) between the Dutch and the English at Plymouth. Lord M. de Ruyter was a famous admiral of the Dutch navy, who spent much of his life fighting the English; in this battle he defeated Admiral George Ayscue.


Condition: B+

Narrow margins, as issued with binding side margin at left extended.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/24/2008