after Peter Troschel (ca. 1620- after 1667), after Michael Herz (1591-1661)

[Original print, etching, Neurenberg] Fireworks celebrating the end of the Thirty Years War in Nuremberg in 1650, published 1650.

The fireworks lit for celebrating the end of the Thirty Years War in Nuremberg in 1650.

Titled above: “Abriß deß Feuerwercks Schlosses: und BARRAQUEN,/ worinen daß Fried und freudenmahl gehalten worde vor Nunberg auff sc. Joh. Schußplatz. Ao. 1650.” At bottom, letters A through I below image explaining the lettering in the picture: ‘A. Die Haupt Barraque/ B.Trompeter und Heerpaucker Standte./ C. Ihr Fürst l: Durch I: Herrn Generalissimo welcher/ Das Feuerwerck zu Erst angezündent […] I. Schüeshaus(?) zu St. ioA.’

Etching on paper with margins; plate mark: 265 x 376 mm, total: 347 x 417 mm; a damp stain at top right corner, two vertical folding creases, bottom left corner with fold, not affecting the plate. Slightly yellowing margins, otherwise in great condition.

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Excl. VAT  150,00

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