Attack on San Salvador by Andries van Eertvelt

Attack on San Salvador

Andries van Eertvelt

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Attack on San Salvador

San Salvador was a city in the north of Portuguese Brazil, later called Bahia and now known as Salvadore. In 1624 it was attacked by a Dutch fleet commanded by Piet Hein and captured after a few days. Viewed from the south, Dutch and Spanish ships are in action in the entrance to the bay in the foreground. Piet Hein's ship is in the right foreground in port-quarter view, but nearly stern on. The painting is probably based on an etching by Claes Jansz Visscher, which he published in 1624 and which incorporates an account below it and a key. Although the background in the painting is very close to the print, the foreground and arrangement of the ships have been changed to create a dramatic effect.
Andries van Eertvelt

  • Image reference: BHC0268

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