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The Explosion of the Spanish Flagship during the Battle of Gibraltar (ca. 1621)

- April 12, 2016 in battle of gibraltar, Cornelius Claesz van Wieringen, explosion, ships, war

Depicting what was probably the most decisive moment of the Battle of Gibraltar, this remarkable painting by Dutch artist Cornelius Claesz van Wieringen, is also an extraordinary attempt to capture the gruesome realities of an explosion.

The Explosion of the Spanish Flagship during the Battle of Gibraltar (ca. 1621)

- April 12, 2016 in battle of gibraltar, Cornelius Claesz van Wieringen, explosion, ships, war

Depicting what was probably the most decisive moment of the Battle of Gibraltar, this remarkable painting by Dutch artist Cornelius Claesz van Wieringen, is also an extraordinary attempt to capture the gruesome realities of an explosion.