Antique Print-BATTLE-ARMY-RIJMENAM-EIGHTY YEARS’ WAR-Wijngaerde-Strada-1651

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‘REUOCATIO EXERCITUS CATOLICI AD RIMENANTAM IO. AUTRIACO GUBERNATORE 1578.’

– This print shows the battle of Rijmenam in Belgium, on July 31, 1578 at the beginning of the Eighty Years’ War between the States General of the Netherlands and the Spanish Governor General. The battle ended as a defeat for the Spanish.
The former set up camp in Rijmenam in July 1578 under the general leadership of the Count of Boussu. The English mercenaries were led by Sir John Norris and Sir Richard Bingham, the Scottish mercenaries under Robert Stuart and the French Huguenots under Fran?ois de la Noue.

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Description

This print shows the battle of Rijmenam in Belgium, on July 31, 1578 at the beginning of the Eighty Years’ War between the States General of the Netherlands and the Spanish Governor General. The battle ended as a defeat for the Spanish.

The former set up camp in Rijmenam in July 1578 under the general leadership of the Count of Boussu. The English mercenaries were led by Sir John Norris and Sir Richard Bingham, the Scottish mercenaries under Robert Stuart and the French Huguenots under Fran?ois de la Noue.

Made by Frans van den Wijngaerde after Strada.

Medium: Etching on handlaid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 30 x 23.3 cm (11.81 x 9.17 inch). Image size: 26.5 x 20.5 cm. (10.43 x 8.07 inch).

Condition: good, given age. Folds as published. Brownish. Paperloss in left margin. Creases. Tear in fold restored. Small wormhole. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

BATTLE-ARMY-RIJMENAM-BELGIUM-EIGHTY YEARS’ WAR-SPANISH-COUNT OF BOUSSO | RBOS-A9-16

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

This attractive print was published by Franciscus Corbeletti in Strada, Famiano. De bello Belgico, Rome 1651.

Additional information

Dimensions 23 × 30 × 1 cm

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