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Maps, views and diagrams of military reviews and encampments

NICOLAS DE FER (1646-1720)

Netherlands, 1667 and 1672


Engraving with hand colouring; printed on paper; manuscript colouring over names relates to the colouring on the accompanying map (RCIN 723129.a); mounted on paper, mount cropped (Mount Type B) | 44.3 x 31.5 cm (image and sheet) | RCIN 723129.b

See also RCIN 723129.a.

This text gives the itineraries, with dates, for the campaigns of Louis XIV (blue), Marschal d'Aumont (in yellow), and the comte Duras (red) for 1667; the itineraries and dates of the 1672 campaigns of Louis XIV (blue), King's brother (orange), the Condé (green) and Turenne (yellow). The dates and names of detachments from the main army are given for 1672 as well as the various postings of the navy.

The march route of the king is shown in blue, the Mareschal d’Aumont in burnt sienna, Comte Duras in orange, the king’s brother in red, Prince de Condé in green and Turenne in yellow.

  • Nicolas de Fer (1646-1720) (author) [bottom right, in rectangular panel:] Par N. De Fer.

    Antoine de Fer (16??-1673) (printe seller and publisher) [bottom right, left of panel:] A Paris Chez Ant. De Fer dans l’Isle du Palais sur le quay de l’Orloge a la / Sphere Royale 1673. / [further text cropped?]

  • Watermark: None

    Condition: verso: remains of Mount Type B; no gilt edges

  • 44.3 x 31.5 cm (image and sheet)

    cropped (platemark)

  • Printed title:

    MARCHE DV ROY en 1667 [and] MARCHE DV ROY en 1672


    George III heading: Netherlands 1667-1672.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [bottom left, some slight ink stains].

    George III catalogue entry:

    Netherlands Les 17 Provinces des Pays Bas, où sont remarquées les Conquestes du Roy Louis XIV dans les Pays Bas Catholiques en 1667; et dans les Provinces Unies en 1672: par N. de Fer: avec une Table des Marches du Roy, 1673.

  • 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. 3252

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  • 5 June 2024