Le Siege de Bude.
Jeremias Wolff excud. aug. Vind. [n.d. c.1710.]
Engraving and etching with large margins. Paper watermarked. Plate 216 x 166mm (8½ x 6½"). Some creasing and little tears around edges of margins.
Siege of Buda (1686): Buda (now the part of Budapest on the Western bank of the Danube) is being bombarded. In the foreground on the right-hand side, a detail of a military canteen; the border is illustrated with five cartouches depicting the views of towns; from left to right above the main image: Seguedin, Simontorna and Cinq Eglises; below, from left to right: Caposwar and Siclos; above Simontorna, a medallion bearing the monograph of Charles V, surrounded by trophies of war. From "Die rühmlichen Taten Carls V. von Lothringen". The Battle of Buda (1686) was fought between the Holy League and Ottoman Turkey, as part of the follow-up campaign in Hungary after the Battle of Vienna. The Holy League took Buda after a long siege.
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