Denmark, Battle of Funen Dano-Swedish War Merian 1657
Title: Bestürmung und Einnehmung der Neu erbauwten Dänischen- Schantz und Vöstung Friderichsödde, von der Königl. Schwedischen Haupt Armee. Description: 17th century engraving uncolored during the Dano-Swedish War of 1657–58 with in the background the island of Funen, right Middelfart.
Origin: Theatrum Europaeum, 1667.
Mapmaker: Matthäus Merian der Altere (Basel, 22 September 1593 - Bad Schwalbach, 19 June 1650) In 1623 Merian took over the publishing house of his father-in-law after de Bry's death. In 1626 he became a citizen of Frankfurt and could henceforth work as an independent publisher. He spent most of his working life in Frankfurt. After his death, his sons Matthäus Jr. and Caspar took over the publishing house. They continued publishing the Topographia Germaniae and the Theatrum Euro-paeum under the name Merian Erben (i.e. Merian Heirs).
Engraver: Count Erik Jönsson Dahlbergh a Swedish military engineer, Governor-general and Field marshal during the 17th century. He was born of peasant stock but he eventually rose to the level of nobility through his military competence. As an ar-chitect and draftsman, he was renowned for fortification and battle works.
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Sheet app.: 16 x 12.5 inches. 40.5 x 32 cm. Image app:. 14.75 x 10.75 inches. 38 x 27.5 cm. Condition: Interesting historical engraving in very good condition, fold as published.