BG-06894

Antique Print of the Sea Battle at Agosta (c.1690)

  • Condition: Fair, image trimmed and mounted. General age-related toning, some wear. Part of an other image (20th century) image in verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1690
  • Overall size: 22.5 x 21 cm.
  • Image size: 19 x 14 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Zee Slag van den Hr. Admiraal Michiel de Ruiter en den Hr. de la Zarda, tegens de Fransche Ad. de Hr. du Quesne. By het Eiland Sicilien omtrent den Berg Aetna op den 22 April 1676'. Sea battle at Agosta on 22nd of April 1676 between a combined Dutch-Spanish fleet under Michiel de Ruyter and a French fleet under Abraham Duquesne. De Ruyter fell at this battle, on the background the mountain Etna. Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Anonymous.