1326 Shipping on the Maas, Rotterdam in the background. Ludolf Backhuizen.
Shipping on the Maas, Rotterdam in the background.
Shipping on the Maas, Rotterdam in the background.

A beautiful 18th century nautical scene filled with movement and activity.

Shipping on the Maas, Rotterdam in the background.

Amsterdam: 1701. Etching on lightweight laid paper, 6 13/16 x 9 1/8 inches (173 x 231 mm), wide margins. Signed in the plate below the image. In very good condition with some minor uniform toning. The sheet is adhered to a mat in 8 spots around the sheet edge on the verso with what appears to be translucent archival mending tape. Most of the tape remnants are outside of the platemark. Third state (of 3).

[Hollstein 5].

One etching from the series of 10 lively nautical scenes entitled Seascapes. This image depicts four vessels, from left to right: spritsail-rigged inland vessel, an English yacht, an English frigate, and a boeier.

Item number: 1326

Price: $1,000.00

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