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Desembarco Del Rey Nuestro Senor dalante de Baya de Napoles , passando de la R. de Francia, en queiva á la Capitana de Napoles que salio á .1702
Artist: Fricx Eugène-Henri ( - 1730) Bruxelles; issued in: Bruxelles; date: ca 1704 1644 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Folds, tears perfectly set down; - size (in cm): 43 x 59,5; - description: Representation of the disembarkment of the french king at Naples caused by the The War of the Spanish Succession (1702?1715). It was a major European conflict of the early 18th century, triggered by the death in 1700 of the last Habsburg King of Spain, the infirm and childless Charles II. In 1702 the war in northern Italy was in its second year. After Austria's initial success Louis XIV sent Marshal Vendôme to command the Bourbon army, and with greatly superior numbers he began to dominate and pin back his opponent. With the Duke of Savoy's desertion Piedmont-Savoy became an important goal for the French, who now aimed to isolate Victor Amadeus and Starhemberg from the Austrians to the east and secure communications between France and Milan. By the beginning of 1704 Marshal Tessé had taken the Duchy of Savoy.; -vita of the artist: Eugène-Henri Fricx was a printer and book dealer in Bruxelles. His mail works where city maps of Belgium and Luxembourg.
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