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Ottoman-Habsburg Wars (1521-1791)

Images from eight wars fought between 1570 and 1718


Nagikanyzsa, 1600

1600 or later

Etching and engraving; printed on paper; mounted on paper, mount cropped (Mount Type B?) | 43.5 x 56.7 cm (image and sheet) | RCIN 721110.a

A view of the Turks pursuing the retreating Imperial Habsburg army at Nagykanizsa on 13 October 1600. Ottoman-Habsburg Wars: The Long War (1591/3-1606). The accompanying text can be found at RCIN 721110.b.

See the notes to RCINs 721107.a and b.

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

  • Anonymous (printmaker)

  • Watermark: Trefoil on long stalk between two feathers, on base with two scrolls below

    Condition: one fold line; 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. Verso: remains of Mount Type B? on verso; no gilt edges

  • 43.5 x 56.7 cm (image and sheet)

  • Printed title:

    No title


    George III heading: The Imperial Army surrounded by the Turks on its retreat from Canissa on the of Oct. 1600.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [right centre, brown ink, a monogram:] W[B].

    George III catalogue entry:

    Canissa Representation of the Imperial Army on its retreat from Canissa on the of Oct.r 1600, surrounded by the Turks; with a Description.

  • 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. 2772

Page revisions

  • 14 March 2024