The Battle of Zonchio by Unknown Artist

Representing a battle fought at sea in 1499 off the coast of the Morea between the Turks and the Venetians.

Details

Medium:
Coloured woodcut
Dimensions:
55 x 80 cm
Art Fund grant:
£125 ( Total: £125)
Acquired in:
1932
Vendor:
Colnaghi

Provenance

Collection of Rudolph II; captured by Maximilian of Bavaria at the battle of the White Mountain. In the thirty years war taken by the Saxon duke of the Ernestine line. Remained in the ducal museum at Gotha.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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