Lot 471 of 541:
Sea battle in Dutch quest for independence 1625  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Classis bis mille & octingentarum navium omnibus belli copijs onustarum ductore Illustriss. Principe Mauritio , in Flandriam appulsa est. XXII Junii MVI
Author:
Orlers, Jan Jansz
Place:
No place
Publisher:
Date:
c.1625
Description:

Engraved view of a sea battle. 23.3x49 cm (9¼x19¼").

Panoramic view illustrating Maurice of Orange's preparations for the Battle of Nieuwpoort, or Battle of the Dunes, a decisive battle in the fight for Dutch independence from Spanish rule. This engraving shows Maurice's army of 12 infantry regiments and 25 cavalry cornets crossing the Scheldt Estuary in a multitude of small vessels on June 22, 1600.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A fairly light impression, margin extended at left, short tear expertly repaired on verso; very good. Additional shipping charges may apply.
 
Item number:
272787
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