1327 Shipping on the IJ, Amsterdam in the background. Ludolf Backhuizen.
Shipping on the IJ, Amsterdam in the background.
Shipping on the IJ, Amsterdam in the background.

A busy 18th century river scene along Amsterdam's waterfront.

Shipping on the IJ, Amsterdam in the background.

Amsterdam: 1701. Etching on lightweight laid paper with a "BB" watermark, 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 several 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.

[Hollstein 4].

One etching from the series of 10 lively nautical scenes entitled Seascapes. This image depicts six vessels, from left to right: a flute, a kaag, a spritsail, a rowboat, a ship of the line, and a wijd-or smalschip.

Item number: 1327

Price: $1,000.00

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