Visscher, Claes Jansz (1587-1652)

‘Cort verhael ende afbeeldinghe der justie, gheschiet den 5 Mey 1623 in ’s Gravenhaghe’; execution of the conspirators against prince Maurice, 1623

Letter press text in two columns, with above two etchings of the execution of the remonstrant preacher Hendrick Slatius for his contribution to the attempted assassination of Maurice, Prince of Orange. Left the beheading, Slatius’ corpse displayed with the head on a spike. The two scenes are lettered ‘G’ and ‘H’ and formed fragments of a larger sheet.

Etching and letterpress text on paper, pasted onto cardboard; etchings cut within the platemark: 63 x 70 mm; total: 243 x 264 mm; traces of previous mounting on verso; foxing and toning. Muller 1483, Hollstein 46.

Incl. BTW  90,75

Excl. BTW  75,00

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