"De Zeeslagh der Noordt Hollanders tegens den Graef van Bossu, op den 11 en 12 van October in den Jaere, 1575",
Period: 1650 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13.2 x 10 inches
33.5 x 25.4 cm
This copper engraving depicts the great sea battle fought between the Spanish and the Dutch. This was an important battle in the 80-Years War in which the Count of Bossu (Spanish) was captured by the Dutch. Fabulous scene with various types of ships engaged in a fierce battle. In the foreground is a scene of two row boats filled with men in hand-to-hand combat.