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Records: 1 to 4 of 4
  EUROPE 
 Gibraltar 

DECKER, Paul. [The Relief of Gibraltar by Admiral Leake]
Die Gluckliche Entsezung der Haupt Vetung Gibraltar... Augsburg, Jeremias Wolff, c.1720. Etching, 430 x 400mm.
After the capture of Gibraltar by the British and Dutch under Admiral Rooke in 1704, part of the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714), the combined Spanish and French force laid siege to the fortress. This plate shows Admiral Sir John Leake's attack on the enemy's fleet in the Battle of Cabrita Point, 21st March 1705, which broke the siege. The central scene is surrounded by a rococo border with trophies and allegorical figures, with an inset map of the Rock and a German-text description. Bottom right a lion stands on a shield decorated with the fleur-de-lis. The plate was etched by 'I.I.K' after a painting by Paul Decker, and was published by Wolff in 'Repraesentatio belli, ob successionem in Regno Hispanico...', a history of the War of the Spanish Succession.
[Ref: 12773]    £500.00 ($642 • €562 rates)


DECKER, Paul. [Early 18th Century engraving showing the Relief of Gibraltar by Admiral Leake]
Il Felice Soccorso della Fortezza di Gibilterra.. Augsburg, Jeremias Wolff, c.1720. Etching, 430 x 400mm.
After the capture of Gibraltar by the British and Dutch under Admiral Rooke in 1704 (part of the War of the Spanish Succession 1701-14), the combined Spanish and French force laid siege to the fortress. This plate shows Admiral Sir John Leake's attack on the enemy's fleet in the Battle of Cabrita Point, 21st March 1705, which broke the siege. The central scene is surrounded by a rococo border with trophies and allegorical figures, with an inset map of the Rock and a German-text description. Bottom right a lion stands on a shield decorated with the fleur-de-lis. The plate was etched by 'I.I.K' after a painting by Paul Decker, and was published by Wolff in 'Repraesentatio belli, ob successionem in Regno Hispanico...', a history of the War of the Spanish Succession. The Italian text title is separately printed so the same plate could be issued in different languages.
[Ref: 18680]    £900.00 ($1,155 • €1,011 rates)


 Spain 

DECKER, Paul. [The landing of Archduke Charles at Barcelona in 1705]
Die Anländung Königs Caroli in Catalonien und Erfolgter Einzug in Barcelona. Lo Sbarco in Catalinia del Re Carlo et Intrada sua in Barcelona. Augsburg, Jeremias Wolff, c.1720. Etching, 470 x 375mm.
The arrival of Archduke Charles of Austria at Barcelona, trying to force his claim to the Spanish throne, resulting in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-14), in which England gained both Gibraltar and Minorca. The central scene is surrounded by a rococo border with an Italian text description printed from a separate plate, allowing editions in different languages. This plate was etched by Johann August Corvinus after a painting by Paul Decker, and was published by Wolff in 'Repraesentatio belli, ob successionem in Regno Hispanico...', a history of the war.
[Ref: 18684]    £850.00 ($1,091 • €955 rates)


DECKER, Paul. [The British attack on Majorca in 1706]
La Sommissione di Maiorca Isola Balearica nel Mare Meditterano... Augsburg, Jeremias Wolff, c.1720. Etching, 470 x 375mm. A few repaired tears in margins, one just enetring the printed area on the left hand side.
A scarce publication, showing the attack on Majorca by Admiral John Leake in September 1706, part of the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714), in which England gained both Gibraltar and Minorca. The central scene is surrounded by a rococo border with an inset map of the island and an Italian text description printed from a separate plate. This plate was etched by Johann August Corvinus after a painting by Paul Decker, and was published by Wolff in 'Repraesentatio belli, ob successionem in Regno Hispanico…', a history of the War of the Spanish Succession. The Italian text title is separately printed so the same plate could be issued in different languages.
[Ref: 18683]    £1,250.00 ($1,604 • €1,404 rates)


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