Auction 134, Lot 483

"[Cadiz]", Orlers, Jan Jansz.

Subject: Spain

Period: 1625 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.2 x 8.8 inches
31 x 22.4 cm

Bird's-eye view of the capture and sacking of Cadiz by an English fleet under the Earl of Essex, Lord Howard of Effingham and Francis Vere. The harbor is literally filled with ships engaged in battle. The plan of Cadiz is shown in bird's-eye form.

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Condition: A

Nice impression with some minor flaws in the margin, not affecting the image.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/1/2010

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