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- Object: Deß Adlers vnd Löwen Kampff.
A broadside on the undecided battle between Emperor Ferdinand II and Frederick V for the crown of Bohemia; with an etching showing in the centre a column surmounted with a crown and sceptre within a laurel wreath, on both sides steps leading up the column, which on the left is climbed by an eagle, representing Emperor Ferdinand II, and on the right by a lion, representing Frederick V, both tried to be held back by representatives of the respective enemy, in the background a battle scene with Maximillian of Bavaria fighting against Ernst von Mansfeld; with engraved lettering, and with letterpress title and text in two columns, and with one vertical segment and a frame of type ornaments. (n.p.:)
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Height: 153 millimetres (etching)
Height: 374 millimetres (printed area)
Width: 218 millimetres (etching)
Width: 259 millimetres (printed area)
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- Watermark: Crown?
This sheet relates to the broadsides 'Triumphirender Adler' (Coupe II, 329), 'Schlaffender Löw' (see BM 1880-7-10-401), and 'Wachender Adler' (Coupe II, 350).
Lit.: M. Bohatcová, Irrgarten der Schicksale: Einblattdrucke vom Anfang des Dreissigjährigen Krieges (Artia, 1966): pl. 116; Beller, Caricatures of the 'Winter King' of Bohemia (Oxford, 1928): pl. 18 (English translation); Elisabeth Lang, Friedrich V., Tilly und Gustav Adolf im Flugblatt des Dreissigjährigen Krieges (Austin, 1974): pl. 2.
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