A Panoramic Battle Scene during the Thirty Years War with a Cavalry Charge and Cannon in the Foreground

Oil on canvas
46 1/16 x 69 11/16 inches, 117 x 177 cm

This most likely depicts a battle during the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) between the Spanish under Ambrosio Spinola and the Protestant troops of the Holy Roman Empire. The city seen in the distance is presumed to be Maastricht with the view taken from the Saint Peters Mountain.


Private Collection, Spain