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Was gestalt CORTRYCK in Flanderen von den Malcontens vbereilt, / und ingenommen wirtt.

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1981,U.3047

  • Title (object)

    • Was gestalt CORTRYCK in Flanderen von den Malcontens vbereilt, / und ingenommen wirtt.
  • Description

    Conquest of Kortrijk by the Malcontents, 27 February 1580; Swan Inn in flames, top left; small detachment of Scots, bottom right, attempt to defend Courtrai against the malcontents pouring in through the town gate. 1580
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1583 (?)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 210 millimetres
    • Width: 280 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title at top of image, and with three captions within image. Lettered with four columns (twelve lines) of German verse beneath image, 'CORTRICK in Flandern ein Statt/.../Mitt der Stadt in der feindt hendt./ Anno D[omi]ni M.D.LXXX. Am 27. Febru:' Lettered further with three lines of text in French: 'La ville de Corteyke fut prinse par les Malcontents.../ les 9 heures.' Numbered '34' bottom left.
  • Bibliography

    • Hellwig 1983 218 bibliographic details
    • Muller 1997 413,208 bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) B162.II (Frans Hogenberg) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: Eighty Years' War
      1568-1648
  • Acquisition date

    1981

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1981,U.3047

Swan Inn in flames, top left; small detachment of Scots, bottom right, attempt to defend Courtrai against the malcontents pouring in the town gate.  Etching

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Swan Inn in flames, top left; small detachment of Scots, bottom right, attempt to defend Courtrai against the malcontents pouring in the town gate. Etching

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