The Battle of Nördlingen

1634–40
Claude Deruet (French (Lorraine), about 1588–1660)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 02; Le Blanc 1, BNIFF 7

Dimensions

Platemark: 36.8 x 48cm (14 1/2 x 18 7/8in.); Sheet: 37.5 x 48.6cm (14 3/4 x 19 1/8in.)

Accession Number

1997.25

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The battle took place on September 5-6, 1634

Inscription

L.l.: CC. (interlaced) Deruet fecit; above cartouche at center: two interlaced Cs, cross of Lorraine over IIII

Provenance

Coll.: Giuseppe Storck, Milan, 1799 (dealer; inscr. on verso); Prosper de Baudicour (no mark); Fame holds the arms of Lorraine; monogram of Charles IV above cartouche at lower center (Mariette, Notes manuscrites, vol. 2, fol. 28) Impression in Bibliothèque nationale is inscribed in pen identifying battle as the Battle of Nördingen 1643.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard