Luyken, Jan (1649-1712)

[History print published 1679] ‘Afgryselyke wreedheyd des Spanjaarden in de plonderinge van Antwerpen gepleegt aen seekere Bruyd’; Bride abused during the Spanish Fury in Antwerp, 1576

Interior of a house with a bride abused by Spanish soldiers during the Spanish Fury in Antwerp on 4 November 1576. The family is murdered and through the opening of the door the ransack in the city is visible. Title in lower margin: ‘Afgryselyke wreedheyd des Spanjaarden in de plonderinge van Antwerpen gepleegt aen seekere Bruyd, Ao. 1576’; signed below ‘I Luyken invenet et fecit.’ Used in: Pieter Bor Christiaansz, Oorsprongk, Begin, en Vervolgh der Nederlandsche Oorlogen, beroerten, en Borgerlyke Oneenigheden, Amsterdam 1679, vol. 1, 731.

Etching on paper, broad margins; platemark: 276 x 348 mm; total: 333 x 391 mm; unidentifiable watermark; traces of previous mounting on verso; some smudging in the margins, small restored tear in the upper left margin. Muller 722a state I/4, P. van Eeghen, Het werk van Jan en Caspar Luyken, 56.

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