Thirty Years War

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A series of wars (1618-1648) that turned into one of the longest, most destructive conflicts in European history. Initially a war between Protestant and Catholic states, it developed into a general conflict involving most of the great powers. It saw the devastation of entire regions, with famine and disease significantly decreasing the population of the Germany and Italy. Mercenary armies funded themselves by looting, imposing severe hardships on civilians.

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For Sale on - The Peasant and His Wife at Market, Engraving by Albrecht Dürer. Offered by Christopher-Clark Fine Art. Albrecht Dürer, Maleficarum, Landsknecht, Art Base, Italian Artist, Old Master, Renaissance Art, British Museum, Portraits

The Peasant Couple at Market

The Peasant Couple at Market, Albrecht Dürer (Germany, Nuremberg, 1471-1528), Germany, 1512, Prints, Engraving.

Salve, I found another sektch by Jerzy Kossak, painter I mentioned yesterday, showing winged hussars and a 'pancerny' (mailed) cavalryman . Vikings, Paladin, Thirty Years' War, Horse Gear, Old Paintings, Le Far West, European History, Equine Art, Military Art

30 Years War Towarzysz Pancerny (Heavy Armoured Companion Cavalryman) with Nadziak (Horseman's pick) by Józef Brandt.

Augusto Ferrer Dalmau Scene of the Battle of Rocroi end of the spanish hegemony in Europe, dominated until then by his fearsome infantry, the "Tercios". Military Art, Military History, Thirty Years' War, Landsknecht, Conquistador, Historical Art, European History, Roman Empire, 17th Century

El Último Tercio

El perro de Rocroi (J.P.R. en XL Semanal, Número: 1252. Del 23 al 29 de octubre de 2011) La vida concede ciertos privilegios, y tener algunos amigos leales, sólidos como rocas, es uno de los míos. Entre ellos se cuenta el mejor de los pintores de batallas españoles vivos: se llama Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau, y llegué a su amistad por el camino más corto: la admiración que siento por su obra. Un día fui a una exposición suya y se lo dije. Le hablé de cómo, en mi opinión, su pintura continúa y…

PEASANTS HANGING MONK, Swiss peasants hanging a vendor of indulgences during the Protestant Reformation. Woodcut by Niklaus Manuel Deutsch, Hans Holbein The Younger, Spanish Inquisition, Protestant Reformation, Thirty Years' War, Blood Art, Germany And Italy, Late Middle Ages, Heaven And Hell, Dark Forest

0098915 - PEASANTS HANGING MONK, 1525. Swiss peasants hanging a vendor of indulgences during the Protestant Reformation. Woodcut by Niklaus Manuel Deutsch, 1525.

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 LUTHERAN TRACT, Title page of Martin Luther's tract 'Against the Murdering and Thieving Horde of Peasants', Luther, Feudal System, Rotten, Rainy City, Thirty Years' War, Landsknecht, Title Page, European History, Wood Engraving

LUTHERAN TRACT, 1525. Title page of Martin Luther's tract 'Against the Murdering and Thieving Horde of Peasants', 1525.

 Woodcut after an etching by Hans Ulrich Franck, c. Thirty Years' War, Story Drawing, Germany And Italy, Great Power, European History, Strike A Pose, British Museum, Catholic, Medieval

Raubende Soldateska

Raubende Soldateska - AKG73166 Raubende Soldateska, Rad. v. H.U. Franck Dreißigjähriger Krieg 1618–1648. “Raubende Soldateska”. Holzstich nach einer Radierung von Hans Ulrich Franck, um 1646.

Gustavus Adolphus II King of Sweden Dutch School National Trust, Erddig oil on panel 64 x 51 cm Time In Germany, Germany And Italy, European History, World History, Sweden History, Kingdom Of Sweden, Thirty Years' War, Art Uk, Modern Warfare

Gustav Adolphus. 1594 - 1632. Gustav Adolphus was King of Sweden when the Thirty Years War broke out in 1618. Having already built up Sweden's economy and reformed the army, he had ensured that Sweden was well prepared for the war, bringing his country into the war in 1631. He was a talented and brave commander but was killed at the Battle of Lutzen a year later after his wounded horse carried him into the middle of the Habsburg line.

Portrait of Wallenstein by Anthony Van Dyck, 1629.  Albrecht von Wallenstein was a Czech soldier and politician, who offered his services, and an army of 30,000 to 100,000 men during the Danish period (1625–29) of the Thirty Years' War (1618–48), to the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II.  He became the supreme commander of the armies of the Habsburg Monarchy and a major figure of the Thirty Years' War.  Ultimately,Ferdinand had the general assassinated at Eger (Cheb) in Egerland. European History, World History, Anthony Van Dyck, Thirty Years' War, Holy Roman Empire, Germany And Italy, Roman Emperor, Lutheran, Military History

Portrait of Wallenstein by Anthony Van Dyck, 1629. Albrecht von Wallenstein was a Czech soldier and politician, who offered his services, and an army of 30,000 to 100,000 men during the Danish period (1625–29) of the Thirty Years' War (1618–48), to the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II. He became the supreme commander of the armies of the Habsburg Monarchy and a major figure of the Thirty Years' War. Ultimately,Ferdinand had the general assassinated at Eger (Cheb) in Egerland.