Auction 156, Lot 504

"Veroveringe van Cadix, in 't Jaar 1596", Le Clerc, Jean

Subject: Cadiz, Spain

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.1 x 10.1 inches
33.3 x 25.7 cm

Superb engraving of the capture and sacking of Cadiz by an English fleet under the Earl of Essex, Lord Howard of Effingham and Francis Vere during the Anglo-Spanish War. 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

Excellent impression and color on watermarked paper with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/17/2016

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