De Gehyn / Exercise of Armes


Exercise of Armes 1608






J de Gheyn Lansquenets - Pike - Staff   plate 28
Jacob de Gheyn II (also Jacques de Gheyn II) (c. 1565 – March 29, 1629) was a Dutch painter and engraver, whose work shows the transition from Northern Mannerism to Dutch realism over the course of his career. De Gheyn was born in Antwerp and received his first training from his father, Jacob de Gheyn I, a glass painter, engraver, and draftsman.  He produced 117 engravings for the military manual The Exercise of Armes / "De Wapenhandelinghe van Roers, Musketten ende Spiesen", 1608 while living in Amsterdam. The series is divided into three sets: Marksmen (42 plates), Musketeers (43 plates), and Lansquenets (15th- and 16th-century German foot soldiers;) (32 plates).   Image size  25 x 18 cm, Plate 25 x 19 cm  This work is  regarded as the most militarily important illustrated manual of the early 17th century as for once it was detailed and factual £190 inc delivery all full page ** Lit to show defects within the paper **




J de Gheyn Lansquenets - Pike - Staff plate 3
Jacob de Gheyn II (also Jacques de Gheyn II) (c. 1565 – March 29, 1629) was a Dutch painter and engraver, whose work shows the transition from Northern Mannerism to Dutch realism over the course of his career. De Gheyn was born in Antwerp and received his first training from his father, Jacob de Gheyn I, a glass painter, engraver, and draftsman.  He produced 117 engravings for the military manual The Exercise of Armes / "De Wapenhandelinghe van Roers, Musketten ende Spiesen", 1608 while living in Amsterdam. The series is divided into three sets: Marksmen (42 plates), Musketeers (43 plates), and Lansquenets (15th- and 16th-century German foot soldiers;) (32 plates).   Image size  25 x 18 cm, Plate 25 x 19 cm  This work is  regarded as the most militarily important illustrated manual of the early 17th century as for once it was detailed and factual £190 inc delivery all full page





J de Gheyn Lansquenets - Pike - Staff   plate 4
Jacob de Gheyn II (also Jacques de Gheyn II) (c. 1565 – March 29, 1629) was a Dutch painter and engraver, whose work shows the transition from Northern Mannerism to Dutch realism over the course of his career. De Gheyn was born in Antwerp and received his first training from his father, Jacob de Gheyn I, a glass painter, engraver, and draftsman.  He produced 117 engravings for the military manual The Exercise of Armes / "De Wapenhandelinghe van Roers, Musketten ende Spiesen", 1608 while living in Amsterdam. The series is divided into three sets: Marksmen (42 plates), Musketeers (43 plates), and Lansquenets (15th- and 16th-century German foot soldiers;) (32 plates).   Image size  25 x 18 cm, Plate 25 x 19 cm  This work is  regarded as the most militarily important illustrated manual of the early 17th century as for once it was detailed and factual £190 inc delivery all full page



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J de Gheyn Lansquenets - Pike - Staff   plate 5
Jacob de Gheyn II (also Jacques de Gheyn II) (c. 1565 – March 29, 1629) was a Dutch painter and engraver, whose work shows the transition from Northern Mannerism to Dutch realism over the course of his career. De Gheyn was born in Antwerp and received his first training from his father, Jacob de Gheyn I, a glass painter, engraver, and draftsman.  He produced 117 engravings for the military manual The Exercise of Armes / "De Wapenhandelinghe van Roers, Musketten ende Spiesen", 1608 while living in Amsterdam. The series is divided into three sets: Marksmen (42 plates), Musketeers (43 plates), and Lansquenets (15th- and 16th-century German foot soldiers;) (32 plates).   Image size  25 x 18 cm, Plate 25 x 19 cm  This work is  regarded as the most militarily important illustrated manual of the early 17th century as for once it was detailed and factual £190 inc delivery all full page



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J de Gheyn Sword  plate 21

Jacob de Gheyn II (also Jacques de Gheyn II) (c. 1565 – March 29, 1629) was a Dutch painter and engraver, whose work shows the transition from Northern Mannerism to Dutch realism over the course of his career. De Gheyn was born in Antwerp and received his first training from his father, Jacob de Gheyn I, a glass painter, engraver, and draftsman.  He produced 117 engravings for the military manual The Exercise of Armes / "De Wapenhandelinghe van Roers, Musketten ende Spiesen", 1608 while living in Amsterdam. The series is divided into three sets: Marksmen (42 plates), Musketeers (43 plates), and Lansquenets (15th- and 16th-century German foot soldiers;) (32 plates).   Image size  25 x 18 cm, Plate 25 x 19 cm  This work is  regarded as the most militarily important illustrated manual of the early 17th century as for once it was detailed and factual £190 inc delivery all full page





J de Gheyn Sword  plate 22

Jacob de Gheyn II (also Jacques de Gheyn II) (c. 1565 – March 29, 1629) was a Dutch painter and engraver, whose work shows the transition from Northern Mannerism to Dutch realism over the course of his career. De Gheyn was born in Antwerp and received his first training from his father, Jacob de Gheyn I, a glass painter, engraver, and draftsman.  He produced 117 engravings for the military manual The Exercise of Armes / "De Wapenhandelinghe van Roers, Musketten ende Spiesen", 1608 while living in Amsterdam. The series is divided into three sets: Marksmen (42 plates), Musketeers (43 plates), and Lansquenets (15th- and 16th-century German foot soldiers;) (32 plates).   Image size  25 x 18 cm, Plate 25 x 19 cm  This work is  regarded as the most militarily important illustrated manual of the early 17th century as for once it was detailed and factual £190 inc delivery all full page


J de Gheyn Musketeer   plate 15

Jacob de Gheyn II (also Jacques de Gheyn II) (c. 1565 – March 29, 1629) was a Dutch painter and engraver, whose work shows the transition from Northern Mannerism to Dutch realism over the course of his career. De Gheyn was born in Antwerp and received his first training from his father, Jacob de Gheyn I, a glass painter, engraver, and draftsman.  He produced 117 engravings for the military manual The Exercise of Armes / "De Wapenhandelinghe van Roers, Musketten ende Spiesen", 1608 while living in Amsterdam. The series is divided into three sets: Marksmen (42 plates), Musketeers (43 plates), and Lansquenets (15th- and 16th-century German foot soldiers;) (32 plates).   Image size  25 x 18 cm, Plate 25 x 19 cm  This work is  regarded as the most militarily important illustrated manual of the early 17th century as for once it was detailed and factual £190 inc delivery all full page




J de Gheyn Musketeer   plate 16

Jacob de Gheyn II (also Jacques de Gheyn II) (c. 1565 – March 29, 1629) was a Dutch painter and engraver, whose work shows the transition from Northern Mannerism to Dutch realism over the course of his career. De Gheyn was born in Antwerp and received his first training from his father, Jacob de Gheyn I, a glass painter, engraver, and draftsman.  He produced 117 engravings for the military manual The Exercise of Armes / "De Wapenhandelinghe van Roers, Musketten ende Spiesen", 1608 while living in Amsterdam. The series is divided into three sets: Marksmen (42 plates), Musketeers (43 plates), and Lansquenets (15th- and 16th-century German foot soldiers;) (32 plates).   Image size  25 x 18 cm, Plate 25 x 19 cm  This work is  regarded as the most militarily important illustrated manual of the early 17th century as for once it was detailed and factual £190 inc delivery all full page




J de Gheyn Musketeer   plate 34

Jacob de Gheyn II (also Jacques de Gheyn II) (c. 1565 – March 29, 1629) was a Dutch painter and engraver, whose work shows the transition from Northern Mannerism to Dutch realism over the course of his career. De Gheyn was born in Antwerp and received his first training from his father, Jacob de Gheyn I, a glass painter, engraver, and draftsman.  He produced 117 engravings for the military manual The Exercise of Armes / "De Wapenhandelinghe van Roers, Musketten ende Spiesen", 1608 while living in Amsterdam. The series is divided into three sets: Marksmen (42 plates), Musketeers (43 plates), and Lansquenets (15th- and 16th-century German foot soldiers;) (32 plates).  Image size  25 x 18 cm, Plate 25 x 19 cm  This work is  regarded as the most militarily important illustrated manual of the early 17th century as for once it was detailed and factual £190 inc delivery all full page





J de Gheyn Sword  plate 24

Jacob de Gheyn II (also Jacques de Gheyn II) (c. 1565 – March 29, 1629) was a Dutch painter and engraver, whose work shows the transition from Northern Mannerism to Dutch realism over the course of his career. De Gheyn was born in Antwerp and received his first training from his father, Jacob de Gheyn I, a glass painter, engraver, and draftsman.  He produced 117 engravings for the military manual The Exercise of Armes / "De Wapenhandelinghe van Roers, Musketten ende Spiesen", 1608 while living in Amsterdam. The series is divided into three sets: Marksmen (42 plates), Musketeers (43 plates), and Lansquenets (15th- and 16th-century German foot soldiers;) (32 plates).   Image size  25 x 18 cm, Plate 25 x 19 cm  This work is  regarded as the most militarily important illustrated manual of the early 17th century as for once it was detailed and factual £190 inc delivery all full page







  Plate 70. Coup d'Epée perdues pour tirer à la découverte



Plate 35. Parade du cercle, les ongles endessus



Plate 52,
Coupé sur pointe  de tierce en quarte au dedans  des armes



Plate 73.Passe de seconde dessous les armes


 Plate 81  Contre du contre desarmement  au dehors des Armes



 Plate 98. Garde l'Espadonneur, et garde  du Pointeur Oppose a  l'Espadonneur

Fencing
Pierre Jacques François Girard Originally 1726- 1736. A block of four Hand coloured engraving from 'Traité des armes... enseignant la maniére de combattre de l'épée de point' ... This was published until  1755 in The Hague from the earlier  'L'Academie de l Homme d Epee' by Pierre Jacques Francois Girard. Fine later hand colour.  £550 set of six (NOT the £250 each on Amazon or $985 in USA , so quite a margin when framed)!




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