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Auction 184, Lot 504

"[Cadiz]", Le Clerc, Jean

Subject: Cadiz, Spain

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.4 x 8.9 inches
31.5 x 22.6 cm
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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: B+

A nice impression on a sheet with a leaf-shaped watermark, light toning along the centerfold and edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/15/2021

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