Frans Hogenberg. “Wie der Hauptmann Ville die Statt Campen von wegen der Staten in nimptt.” [Kampen, Netherlands].
Published in Cologne, ca. 1583. Etching. Attractive hand color. Very good condition.
This scene, from the The Eighty Years' War or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648), depicts the soldiers of the States General taking the city of Kampen, on July 20, 1578. William of Orange's troops are seen crossing the river and entering town gates as the German garrison flees in the background.