2 [17th-cent. plan .. battle of Woerden /Virtual Map Fair 106


Title: La defaitte des Hollandois devant Voerden par les troupes du Roy commandez par le Duc de Luxembourg le 10e d'octobre 1672. [Ca. 1672]. Manuscript plan (33 x 41.5 cm) on paper, in pen with bright watercolour and many coloured details. With unfinished panels in upper left and lower right corners.
Description: Brightly coloured 17th-century manuscript plan of the battle of Woerden. On 10 October 1672, after the Dutch city of Woerden was conquered by the French, the Dutch army tried, in vain, to recapture the city, leading to the well-known battle called the "Slag bij Kruipin". Paper with the countermark B[heart]C, which Gaudriault records from 1667 into the 18th century. Left upper corner lost. In very good condition.
  • Number: 1060045 (E22AH8BV62VD)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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