Subject: Antique print, untitled. Print relating to the siege of Brielle during the first decades of the eighty year war between Spain and the Low Countries (plate 28).
Condition: Very good, given age. Margin fully backed by contemporary paper for consolidation. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Engraving on hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 35.8 x 27.2 cm. The image size is ca. 28.5 x 20.9 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 14.1 x 10.7 inch. The image size is ca. 11.2 x 8.2 inch.
Part Number: 64707
Location: (PCO) A314-11
Description: From: ‘Geschichtsblatter.’ (History sheets) by Frans Hogenberg. These sheets were published individually shortly after historic events occured and sold as news pamphlets. Later they were bound in a book, which expanded over time in consecutive editions.
Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Frans Hogenberg’ after an anonymous artist. Frans / Franz Hogenberg (1535-1590) was a German / Flemish cartographer from Brabant. He drew maps for Dutch, German and English publishers. He was probably trained by his father-in-law, Hendrik Terbruggen.