Luyken, Jan (1649-1712)

‘D’opper krygs Bouwmeester van den Hertog van Alva, Don Pedro Pacieco … in den Jaare 1572. tot Vlissingen opgehangen’; 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. With a large crowd present and the masts of the ships in the port in the distance.
Numbered upper left: ‘Tom: I. No. 6.’; signed bottom right: ‘J. Luijken invent et fecit.’; title below: ‘D’opper krygs Bouwmeester van den Hertog van Alva, Don Pedro Pacieco, beneffens twee Spaansche Jonkers, in den Jaare 1572. tot Vlissingen opgehangen.’ Used in: J. le Clerc, Geschiedenissen der Vereenigde Nederlanden, Amsterdam 1730, vol. I, p. 36-37.

Etching on laid paper, with broad margin; platemark: 273 x 347 mm; total: 348 x 405 mm; traces of previous mounting on verso; darkened and frayed at the paper’s edges and a stain in the upper right corner; plate retouched and with the addition of a black border. Muller 579b.

Incl. VAT  90,75

Excl. VAT  75,00