Belgium, Antwerpen, Schelde; Michaël Aitzinger / Frans Hogenberg - Antwerpia - 1596

Description
Belgium, Antwerpen, Schelde; Michaël Aitzinger / Frans Hogenberg - Antwerpia - 1596
Hand-colored copper engraving in excellent condition.

Condition: excellent. Wide margins. The centrefold is as issued. A Latin text on the back. Good copy.

The scene shows Antwerp where the dikes were breached on 26 May 1585. View of the flooded area around the city of Antwerp and the battle for the Kauwensteinse dike between the army of Parma and the state army during the siege of Antwerp.

Hand-coloured copper engraving, published by Frans Hogenberg in 1585. Published by Gerardus Campensis in 1596 in Cologne in 'De Leone Belgico eiusq(ue) topographica atq(ue) historica descriptione liber (...)', Michaël Aitzinger.

Lot details
Object
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Country (current geographical location)
Belgium
Geographical specification
Antwerpen, Schelde
Map maker/ publisher
Michaël Aitzinger / Frans Hogenberg
Map/ Book title
Antwerpia
Period
1596
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Hand-colored copper engraving in excellent condition.
Size of the largest image
23×32 cm
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