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Contemporary maps and prints of the major battles and sieges from 1635 to 1658

Alexandre Boudan (1600-71)

Siege of Roses, 1645

SOMMAIRE RELATION DV SIEGE, ET DE LA PRISE / DE ROSES PAR L’ARMEE DV ROY 1645 or later

Letterpress text on six pieces of paper, joined to form two columns of text each of three pieces; mounted on one piece of paper (Mount Type B) | 37.5 x 13.5 cm (sheet of left column) | RCIN 723053.b

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Letterpress text accompanying the map of the siege of Roses, 1645 (see RCIN 723053.a). Franco-Spanish War (1635-1659).

  • Alexandre Boudan (1600-71) (publisher and printer)

  • Watermark: Text: none. Mount: kneeling saint in shield.

    Condition: one fold common to text and mount

  • 37.5 x 13.5 cm (sheet of left column)

    37.6 x 13.5 cm (sheet of right column)

    45.5 x 36.7 cm (mount)

  • Printed title:

    SOMMAIRE RELATION DV SIEGE, ET DE LA PRISE / DE ROSES PAR L’ARMEE DV ROY.

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Roses 1 April - 28 May 1645.

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Roses Plan de la Ville de Roses assiegée le 1 Avril par les Armes de Sa Majesté commandées par le M.al du Plessis Praslain, et rendue le 28 May 1645: par A. Boudan. 2 feuilles. avec une Description.

  • 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)

    Roses, Catalonia, Spain (42°15ʹ43ʺN 03°10ʹ37ʺE)

  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    M. McDonald, The Print Collection of Cassiano dal Pozzo. Part II, Architecture, Topography and Military Maps, 3 vols, London 2019, cat. no. 3165,3166

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