"Classis bis mille & octingentarum navium omnibus belli copijs onustarum ductore Illustriss. Principe Mauritio , in Flandriam appulsa est. XXII Junii MVI", Orlers, Jan Jansz.
Period: 1625 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19.4 x 9 inches
49.3 x 22.9 cm
Panoramic view illustrating Maurice of Orange's preparations for the Battle of Nieuwpoort, or Battle of the Dunes, a decisive battle in the fight for Dutch independence from Spanish rule. This engraving shows Maurice's army of 12 infantry regiments and 25 cavalry cornets crossing the Scheldt Estuary in a multitude of small vessels on June 22, 1600.
A light impression, otherwise very good. Remargined at left to accommodate framing. Tissue repair of small paper crack on verso.