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Contemporary prints and maps of the battles and sieges of the Eighty Years War


Valenza, 1635 1639 or later

Letterpress text printed on four pieces of paper, mounted on one sheet of paper (mount cropped, Type A) | 36.9 x 6.9 cm (image and sheet of first column) | RCIN 722098.c

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Letterpress text accompanying the map of the siege of Valenza, 1636, at RCIN 722098.a. Thirty Years War (1618-1648).

See also RCIN 722098.b.

  • Anonymous (printmaker)

  • Watermark: Text: none. Mount: cropped: shield with kneeling man holding a cross.

    Condition: no fold lines

  • 36.9 x 6.9 cm (image and sheet of first column)

    36.9 x 6.9 cm (image and sheet of second column)

    37.0 x 6.9 cm (image and sheet of third column)

    37.0 x 6.9 cm (image and sheet of fourth column)

    37.8 x 35.6 cm (mount)

  • Printed title:



    George III heading: Valenza 1635

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Valenza A Plan of the Siege of Valenza by Marshal Crequi and the Duke of Parma in Sept.r and Oct.r 1635: by Fran. Prestino Ing.r engraved by Bassano. [8 sheets]

  • From the collection of Cassiano dal Pozzo (1588-22 October 1657); inherited by his brother, Carlo Antonio dal Pozzo (1606-1689); sold by Carlo Antonio’s grandson to Clement XI, 1703; acquired by Cardinal Alessandro Albani by 1714, from whom purchased by George III in 1762

  • Subject(s)

    Valenza, Piedmont, Italy (45°00ʹ44ʺN 08°38ʹ37ʺE)

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