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Thirty Years War (1618-48)

Maps, prints and letterpress text covering the major battles and sieges of the war


View of Thionville, 1643 (Thionville, Lorraine, France) 49°22ʹ00ʺN 06°10ʹ00ʺE

1643 or later

Engraving; printed on paper; mounted on paper (Mount Type B); gilt edges left and top | 32.5 x 42.6 cm (image and neatline) | RCIN 723031

A view of the Spanish, on 10 August 1643, leaving Thionville, which had been besieged from 17 June to 10 August by the French, commanded by Louis de Bourbon, Duc d'Enghien (8 September 1621-11 December 1686) resulting in the capitulation of the Spanish garrison. Thirty Years War (1618-1648). Oriented with east to top.

See also RCIN 723029.a.

  • Jérôme David (before 1600- after 1662) (engraver) [bottom centre, to right of a wagon wheel:] H. David Fecit


  • Watermark: Print: a bunch of grapes. Mount: none.

    Condition: some foxing

  • 32.5 x 42.6 cm (image and neatline)

    cropped (platemark)

    39.0 x 50.4 cm (mount)

  • Printed title:

    LA TRISTE SORTIE / DES ESPANGNOLS DE / THEONVILLE [top centre, in ornamental cartouche]


    George III heading: Thionville 10 August 1643.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [bottom left, black pencil:] Thionville; [top left, black pencil:] 1643; [top centre, red pencil:] 1643. (Verso) none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Thionville La triste sortie des Espagnols de Thionville le 10 d’Aoust 1643: par H. David.

  • Subject(s)

    Thionville, Lorraine, France (49°22ʹ00ʺN 06°10ʹ00ʺE)

  • 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. 3126

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  • 23 May 2024