Luyken, Jan (1649-1712)

[Original etching/ets] ‘Het belegh der stadt Antwerpen’; Siege of Antwerp, 1584-1585.

View of the area around Antwerp during the time of the siege. In the center the pontoon bridge created by the Duke of Parma in the Scheldt and around it the flooded lands. At the right the Kauwensteinse Dijk. Above the coats of arms of Antwerp (left), Philip II (center) and the Duke of Parma (right). Title in lower margin: ‘Het belegh der stadt Antwerpen in den jaeren MDLXXXIV en MDLXXXV’. Signed lower right: ‘I Luyken fecit.’ Used in: Pieter Bor Christiaansz, Oorsprongk, Begin, en Vervolgh der Nederlandsche Oorlogen, beroerten, en Borgerlyke Oneenigheden, Amsterdam 1679, vol. 2, 468-469.

Etching on paper, narrow margins; platemark: 278 x 350 mm; total: 316 x 360 mm; foolscap watermark; some frayed and smudged at the margins, tear in lower margin. Muller 905 state I/3.

Incl. BTW  54,45

Excl. BTW  45,00

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