Frans Hogenberg (1535-1590) - Plundering van Mechelen door het leger van Alva

Description
Frans Hogenberg (1535-1590) - Plundering van Mechelen door het leger van Alva
Engraving, Etching - Not signed - ca. 1580

Looting of Mechelen by the army of Alva, commanded by his son Don Frederik, October 1st, 1572. Goods are collected on the market and disposed of by the soldiers. In the middle in the foreground a standing crying naked mother with children. With caption of 10 lines in German. Numbered: 82.

Etching and engraving. Published in Cologne by Frans Hogenberg (1535-1590) around 1580.

Fairly good condition. Narrow margins. Margins were enlarged with old paper, with manuscript outline. Paper is somewhat dirty and a small restored tear, just into the image. Verso: blank.

See also the photos.

Shipping with insurance.

Lot details
Artist
Frans Hogenberg (1535-1590)
Title of artwork
Plundering van Mechelen door het leger van Alva
Year
ca. 1580
Technique
Engraving, Etching
Signature
Not signed
Condition
Overall in good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
21.5×28.6 cm
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