A book jacket painting, depicting the Swedish Army in the Great Northern War, 1700-21.
The scene is based on the Battle of Narva, where at the start of this long war, a Swedish force- outnumbered three to one- was able to break the two month Russian siege of this fortress.
In this painting, musketeers and pikemen from various Swedish regiments are seen storming the snow covered Russian siege works.
FROM: Helion & Co's: 'The Swedish Army in Great Northern War, 1700-21'
PRICE: £475.00 (unframed)
SIZE: Image approx. H 27 cm x W 30 cm (H 10 x W 12 inches)
MEDIUM: Watercolour and gouache