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Closter Reckum

Closter Reckum



Picture depicts a church in flames surrounded by troops on the banks of a River. Captions identify Closter Reckum, the city of Luyck [Liège] in the distance and the Meuse River. Among the troops, Christian Fürst zu Anhalt and Graff Henderich von Nass are indicated.
Title from image caption at bottom of the item.
Additional caption in German in verse begins: "Nachdem Breadenbend entsetzt war, Zohn die walonen mit grosser schar Ins Stifft Luttich vmb die Maes her Legerten sich mit grosser bscwher ... Anno M.DC. X. den j. tag Maÿ."
Attributed to Abraham Hogenberg. Cf. VD 17.
VD 17 (Online) VD17 12:658972F
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 10.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 10.
Original album; Purchase; 1950.
Formerly: PR13 CN1950:R01. Originals were housed in blind-tooled morocco album 11 x 17 in. Original binding in P&P Suppl. Archives.







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