Detailed view of the Dutch Siege of Baia de Todos Santos, Brazil, under the command of Piet Heyn in 1627.
The view apeared in Commelyn's remarkable history of the Dutch general and Stadthouder Frederic Henry of Nassau, Prince of Orange. Commelyn's work chronicles the sieges and victories of Frederic Henry in Europe and especially in Brazil. The elaborate view shows sailing ships, fortifications, rivers etc.
Traded with Brazilian Dealer in London in June 2010