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Ottoman-Habsburg Wars (1521-1791)

Images from eight wars fought between 1570 and 1718


View of Nagikanyzsa, 1600 (Nagykanizsa [Canissa; Kanizsa], Zala, Hungary) 46°27ʹ12ʺN 16°59ʹ27ʺE

1600 or later

Letterpress text on two pieces of paper; mounted on one sheet of paper (Mount Type B); gilt edges top, right and bottom | 53.6 x 39.8 cm (mount) | RCIN 721110.b

Letterpress explanatory text to the view of the retreating Imperial Habsburg army frm Nagykanizsa, 13 October 1600 (see RCIN 721110.a). Ottoman-Habsburg Wars: The Long War (1591/3-1606).

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).

Two pieces of text on separate pieces of paper, mounted on one sheet of paper.

  • Anonymous (printmaker)


    Army-Ottoman Empire
  • Watermark: None on texts or mount

    Condition: one fold line; pressure marks from the mounts of items which were kept above and below this print in a different collection are present on the recto and verso. Verso: remains of old guard along verso of left edge

  • 7.4 x 30.6 cm (first sheet)

    7.6 x 20.5 cm (second sheet)

    53.6 x 39.8 cm (mount)

  • Printed title:

    No title. Text of each piece begins:

    [1] [Heading:] EN CETTE IOVRNEE EST REPRESENTE COMME L'ARMEE CHRESTIENNE ENVIRONNEE / & assaillie de toutes parts par celle des Turcs, apres auoir fait & repoussé diuerses charges se resolut & l'attendit à un combat general.

    [2] [A key, A-I, L-Q; 1-10:] Chefs & troupes des Chrestiens. Chefs des Turcs, & leurs Troupes.


    George III heading: Canissa Oct. 1600.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [top right, black pencil:] 1600. (Verso) [bottom left, black pencil:] 1/[108b].

    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. 2773-2774

Page revisions

  • 23 May 2024