Auction 129, Lot 507

"Praelium Navale inter Suecos et Danos…", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Baltic - Ships

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 10.8 inches
38.1 x 27.4 cm

Dramatic view depicting a major sea battle between the Danes and a combined Swedish-Dutch fleet in October 1644. The battle took place northwest of the island of Fehmarn in the Baltic Sea, resulting in a Swedish victory.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/23/2009

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