[Netherlands] Ruiter, Amiral Hollandois. Tire a l'Histoire general de Hollande.
A Paris chez Duflos rue St. Victor. A.P.D.R. [n.d. c.1787]
Engraving with strong contemporary hand-colouring and gold leaf surround, 279 x 167mm. (11 x 6½").
Michiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter (1607 – 1676) is the most famous and one of the most skilled admirals in Dutch history. De Ruyter is most famous for his role in the Anglo-Dutch Wars of the 17th century. He fought the English and French and scored several major victories against them, the best known probably being the Raid on the Medway.
[Ref: 28434] £80.00