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Auction 188, Lot 412

"Praelium Navale Inter Suecos et Danos ... 1644", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Baltic Sea, Ships

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.9 x 10.9 inches
37.8 x 27.7 cm
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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.


Condition: A

Fine, sharp impression with a minor paper flaw in the sky, a bit of tape along top edge of sheet, and slight mat burn in margins.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/22/2022