Hendrick Goltzius: A captain of the infantry (1583)

(Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Another fine print by Hendrik Goltzius. This engraving is a part of a whole serie which depicts officers and soldiers from the 16th century. The man on this print is an officer who is carrying a pike which is a symbol of his rank. The identity of the man in unknown. Engraving from 1583.

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