Combattimento fattosi dalle Galeotte di S. M. Ces. condotte dal Capitano Rodolfo Rodolfi contro Turchi sul Danubio salvate dall'evidente perdita per l'aiuto di Santo Francesco Xaverio dopo quello del Sig.r Iddige della Beatissima Vergine il dì 8 di settembre 1664 G. Bouttats, sc
Birds-eye view engraving shows large sail boats and smaller open rowboats on the Danube. In the forground are Turkish soldiers on horseback and cannons, tents an infantry are just below along the bank of the river. A bridge leads across the river to a walled city around the base of a hill with a fortress at the top. Formations of troops and tent encampments are visible on the opposite shore on the outskirts of the walled city. In the upper right corner of the print are portraits of St. Frances Xavier standing and the Virgin Mary holding the baby Jesus sitting on a cloud. The number "480" is printed in the upper left hand corner of the print.
Title from caption at top of print.
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 232.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 232.
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.