Two vertical panels. At left, a figure on horseback and a standing figure in the foreground look back towards a battle scene in the background. At right, a figure on horseback seen from behind. From a series of six plates with decors with fireworks, created in conjunction with the fireworks display on the Hofvijver in The Hague. The series includes eight panels depicting the military success over the French and Spanish armies in 1702. First published in that year, the series was also included in both editions of the collected works of Marot, published in 1703 and 1712.
Inscription: on banderole at top left: HULSTUM PRID NON SEPT CIƆIƆCCII / VICIT VIM VIRTUS / MILLIA MULTA VIRUM DUM EXILIA CASTRA REPUELLUNT / HOSTI MAGNANIMO MENSQUE / MANUSQUE CADUNT; on banderole at top right: CAESAROVERDA XVI KAL JUL CIƆIƆCCII / AMAT VIOTORIA TESTES / MILITE PERPETUO RENOVATA / OPPRESSA MINORI / LABITURA ATQUE OMNIS / GALLIA TESTIS ADEST; at bottom left: LES FRANCOIS REPOUSSE DE VAN HULS ET KIJCKUIJT / LE 10. SEPTEMBRE 1702; at bottom right: KEIJSERWEERT CE RENDIT LE 16. JUIN 1702; across bottom: D. MAROT JN: ET FECIT AUEC PREVILLEGE DES ESTATS GENERAUX ET D'HOLLAND ET W: FRISSE
Artist: After a composition by Daniel Marot the Elder (French, Paris 1661–1752 The Hague)Date: first quarter 18th centuryMedium: Stamped, gilded and painted leatherAccession: 08.171.1cOn view in:Not on view