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- Object: The Victories of Emperor Charles V
12 prints exulting the mighty deeds of Charles V etched and engraved by Dirck Volkertsz. Coonhert after Martin van Heemskerck, from various editions of the series originally published in 1556 by Heironymous Cock. Assembled into an album by François Fossard in 1691. Plate 1, showing Emperor Charles V amidst his vanquished adversaries, is from the 7th edition published by Johannes Boel. Plate 6, showing imperial troops bringing civilization to the Indians, is from the 6th edition published by Karel van Mallery.
Etching and engraving
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Height: 155 millimetres (approx. size of each platemark)
Height: 540 millimetres (sheet size of each album page)
Width: 230 millimetres
Width: 400 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For an incomplete set elsewhere in the collection see 1868,0208.57-68.
Literature: Bart Rosier, "The victories of Charles V", Simiolus 20 1990/1, pp. 24- 38. Ilja Veldman, in J. van Grieken - G. Luijten - J. van der Stock, "Hieronymus Cock: The Renaissance in Print", exh.cat. Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels and Fondation Custodia in Paris, New Haven and London, 2013, cat.no.88.
For the other works assembled by Fossard into this album, see 1947,0319.8 to 26; 1947,0319.8.25; 1947,0319.8.13 to 24; and 1947,0319.8.27 to 49.
- Not on display
- Associated events
Associated Event: Battle of Pavia 1525
Associated Event: Sack of Rome 1527
Associated Event: Siege of Vienna 1529
Associated Event: Conquest of Tunis 1535
Associated Event: Submission of William II, Duke of Cleves before Charles V 1543
Associated Event: Battle of Mühlberg 1547
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The Victories of Emperor Charles V
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- Acquisition notes
- Sloane's pressmarks are Pr. DXCVII, replaced by Pr. XXIII.
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