Luyken, Jan (1649-1712)

‘Don Pedro Pacieco opper krygs bouwmeester des H. van Alva … Opgehangen tot Vlissingen in den Jaare 1572’; Pacieco hanged in Flushing, 1572

The hanging of Don Pedro Pacieco, engineer of the duke of Alba, together with two Spanish noblemen in the port of Flushing, 8 april 1572. In the distance, a large crowd present and the masts of the ships in the port.
Signed bottom right: ‘J. Luijken invent et fecit.’; title below: ‘Don Pedro Pacieco opper krygs bouwmeester des H. van Alva, nevens twee Spaensche Jonkers Opgehangen tot Vlissingen in den Jaare 1572.’ Used in: Pieter Christiaenszoon Bor, Den oorspronck, begin ende aenvanck der Nederlandtscher oorlogen, vol. 1, Amsterdam 1679, p. 370-371.

Etching on laid paper, with broad margin; platemark: 273 x 345 mm; total: 348 x 408 mm; watermark: ‘AA’; traces of previous mounting on verso; darkened at the paper’s edges and small stains and foxing. Muller 579a.

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