Battle of Warsaw

Erik Dahlberg1696

The Wilanów Palace Museum

The Wilanów Palace Museum
Warsaw, Poland

The series of three drawings shows the three-days battle of Warsaw, which took place on 28-30 July 1656, during the Polish-Swedish war. Erik Dahlberg, an engineer in Swedish army, was also responsible for making the views of Polish cities and documentation of the battles. This series shows three days of the battle - each artwork corresponds with one day.


  • Title: Battle of Warsaw
  • Creator Lifespan: 1625 - 1703
  • Creator Nationality: Swedish
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Stockholm
  • Creator Birth Place: Stockholm
  • Date Created: 1696
  • Technique: copper etching and engraving
  • Provenance: The scenes come from a book by Samuel Pufendorf 'De rebus a Carolo Gustavo Suecie Rege Gestis Commentarium Libri Septem', published in Nürnberg in 1696.
  • Physical Dimensions: w570 x h290 mm
  • Engineer, Artist: Erik Dahlberg
  • Description: The drawings were created by Dahlberg in 1656.
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: Wilanów Palace Museum, Photo: Z. Reszka

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