Meer, Noach van der (1714-1769)

[Original etching and engraving/ets en gravure] ‘De moord der Spanjaarden te Naarden, in den jaare 1572’; Massacre of Naarden, 1572.

Massacre committed on 1 December 1572 by Spanish soldiers in Naarden, as part of the expedition against Dutch rebels, later referred to as the Spanish Fury, during the Eighty Years’ War. Left, the town hall is burning. Corpses are lying on the street and in the square women are being raped and men are being attacked and hanged. Used in: J. Wagenaar, Vaderlandsche historie, vol. 6, I. Tirion, Amsterdam, 1752.

Etching and engraving on laid paper, broad margins; platemark: 169 mm; total: 204 x 283 mm; horizontal centerfold and vertical fold in lower margin, darkened at the edges. Muller 599a.

Incl. BTW  43,60

Excl. BTW  40,00

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