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BANCKERT, ADRIAEN. - E. manhafte zee-held  Adriaan Bankert, L. Admiraal van Zeeland.

Title: E. manhafte zee-held Adriaan Bankert, L. Admiraal van Zeeland.
Description: (No pl., ca. 1650). Engraved halflength portrait with sea-battle in the background after H. Berckman by Jean du Bois (Johannes van Houten) with 12 line poem by W. Brest. Ca. 44 x 34 cm.Adriaen (ca. 1620-1684) was the oldest son of the famous Joost Banckert (ca. 1597-1647; 'Gesel der Spanjaarden, schrik der Portugezen'). Adriaen played an import role in the Second and Third Anglo-Dutch Wars, but did not receive the recognition he deserved because he was from Zeeland.Cf. Muller, Portretten, 203 a; Hollstein 3; Van Someren 241.

Keywords: Dutch maritime history prints prints maritime

Price: EUR 324.50 = appr. US$ 352.68 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 30879