Mobile menu

Images from eight wars fought between 1570 and 1718


Nagikanyzsa, 1600 1600 or later

Letterpress text on two pieces of paper; mounted on paper (Mount Type B); gilt edges top, right and bottom | 53.6 x 39.6 cm (mount) | RCIN 721108.b

Your share link is...


Letterpress explanatory text to the view of the Habsburg and Turkish camps near Nagykanizsa, 8 October 1600 (see RCIN 721108.a). Ottoman-Habsburg Wars : The Long War (1591/3-1606).

This explanatory text in two pieces is mounted on one sheet of paper.

This view and accompanying text are the second of a set of four (RCINs 721107-721110).

  • Anonymous (printmaker)

  • Watermark: None

    Condition: no fold lines; pressure marks from the mounts of items which were kept above and below this map/print in a different collection are present on the recto and verso.

  • 9.0 x 31.5 cm (first sheet)

    9.0 x 17.9 cm (second sheet)

    53.6 x 39.6 cm (mount)

  • Printed title:

    No title. Text of each piece begins:

    [1] [Heading:] En cette iournée se voit comme l'armée Chrestienne campée à une demy lieuë de Canise, & tout aupres celle des / Turcs, fit contre-eux & sousteint plusieurs efforts.

    [2] [A key to the view:] Chefs & troupes des Chrestiens. Chefs des Turcs & leurs troupes.


    George III heading: Canissa 8 Oct. 1600.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [top right, black pencil:] 1600. (Verso) [bottom left, black pencil, erased:] I/102-h.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Canissa Representation of the Encampments of the Imperial and Turkish Armies near Canissa on the of Oct.r 1600: with a 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)

    Nagykanizsa [Canissa; Kanizsa], Zala, Hungary (46°27ʹ12ʺN 16°59ʹ27ʺE)

  • 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. 2767-2768

Page revisions