Anonymous; after Lummel, Hendrik Jan van (1815-1877)

[Original Lithograph/lithografie] ‘De Eersteling der Vrijheid’; Gedenkplaat aan de inneming van Den Briel; commemorative plate of the Capture of Brielle, 1572.

Print commemorating the 300-year anniversary of the capture of Brielle, on 1 April 1572. In the center, a view of the Watergeuzen storming the city. Above two inscriptions: ‘Zoo God vóór ons is, Wie zal tegen ons zijn?’; ‘1.e April 1572’. Above left the portrait of prince William of Orange, right of Willem Bloys van Treslong. The scene is flanked by a Watergeus and a nobleman, each carrying a flag. Below three small scenes and two inscriptions. Title below: ‘De Eersteling der Vrijheid’. Signed below: ‘H.J. van Lummel Invent’; ‘Utrecht / Kemink & Zoon’; ‘Tresling & Co. Hof-Lith. Amst’.

Lithograph on paper, without margins; total: 383 x 501 mm; slightly darkened and frayed at the paper’s edges. Tear in lower center. Muller 7447.

Incl. BTW  54,45

Excl. BTW  45,00

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