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Auction 90, Lot 356

"Swiss Guards",

Subject: Military

Period: 1752 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20.7 x 8 inches
52.6 x 20.3 cm

Outstanding, hand-colored, copper engraving of the costumes of the Swiss Guards as seen during the funeral of Willem IV in 1751 at Nieuwe Kerk in Delft. Drawn by P.V. Cuyuck, Jr. and engraved by J. Punt. On a full folio sheet with minor spotting in margins, not affecting the plate.


Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $85

Closed on 3/15/2000