Prints from "Wapenhandelinghe van roers, musquetten ende spiessen: achtervolgende de ordre van Syn Excellentie Maurits, Prince van Orangie, Grave van Nassau & Gouveneur ende Capiteyn Generaal over Gelderlant, Hollant, Zeelant, Utrecht, Overijsse" By Jacob de Gheyn II, published in The Hague in 1607, 3 parts. (2nd. ed. in 1608). Containing 117 plates.
3 Prints depicting soldiers holding their weapons in full battle uniform. They were the soldiers of Prince Maurice of Orange. Prince Maurice was a great admirer of Jacob de Gheyn II, De Ghyen worked for Prince of Orange till his death and after his death he worked for Prince Maurice's brother Prince Frederick Henry.
Jacob de Gheyn II (Antwerp c. 1565 – The Hague 1629) was a Dutch painter and engraver, whose work shows the transition from Nothern Mannerism to Dutch Realism over the course of his career. He studied under Hendrik Goltzius in Haarlem.
Size: ca. 21.4 x 28 cm
Engraving on hand laid (verge) paper glued into another sheet of paper.General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
- Three etchings by Jacob de Gheyn II (c.1565 – 1629)
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