Jan Luyken (Amsterdam 1649-1712)
Jan Luyken (Amsterdam 1649-1712)

King Louis XIV of France in danger on his trip to the Netherlands when his carriage was stuck in the water of the rivers that overflowed their banks near Senlis on 2 May 1670

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Jan Luyken (Amsterdam 1649-1712)
King Louis XIV of France in danger on his trip to the Netherlands when his carriage was stuck in the water of the rivers that overflowed their banks near Senlis on 2 May 1670
inscribed on a label attached to the mount 'den Konigh Louis van Vrankrijk in Gevaar in Zijn Optogt na de Franse/Nederlanden door Swelling der Rivieren Anno 1670. 2 Mey.'
traces of black chalk, pen and brown ink, grey wash, brown ink framing lines, partial watermark fleur-de-lys
5 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. (14.1 x 19.4 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 25 November 1992, lot 572.
Inscribed
Etched by the artist, for S. de Vries, Omstandigh Vervolgh op Joh. Lodew. Gottfrieds Historische Kronyk: of algemeene historische Gedenk-boeken... (P. van Eeghen and J.P. van der Kellen, Het werk van Jan en Casper Luyken, Amsterdam, 1905, pp. 356-382, no. 322)

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