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Antique Print-AMSTERDAM-NETHERLANDS-IJ-BLAUWHOOFD BASTION-SHIP-Fouquet-1783
Plates 42: 't Y by 't Blaauw-Hooft te Amsterdam 1762.' (View of the IJ lake near the Blauwhoofd Bastion in Amsterdam 1762). This plate shows a pittoresk scene of Amsterdam with ships. Approx. Age indication of 1783 (see description). Copperplate etching and engraving on verge type hand laid paper. Description: This rare authentic old antique print / plate originates from: 'Nieuwe atlas, van de voornaamste gebouwen en gezigten der stad Amsterdam, met derzelver beknopte beschryvingen.' (transl.: New Atlas of the most important buildings and views of Amsterdam, including their short descriptions.) or 'Afbeeldingen van de wyd-vermaarde koopstad Amsterdam / Recueil des �difices les plus considerables . ' (1778 oblong edition), 1783 or 1805 ed., by Pierre Fouquet Jr., published in Amsterdam 1760-1805. First published as individual prints, later bound in the books above. These beautiful prints represent a walk through Amsterdam in the late 18th c., when almost all it's historic buildings were still in existence. Artists and Engravers: Publisher: artist and art dealer Pierre Fouquet Jr. (1729-1800). The first series of 10 townscapes having been issued in 1760-61 engraved by Paul van Liender and Simon Fokke after the drawings by the well-known engraver of town- and landscapes Jan de Beyer (plates nr. 4, 10, 12, 15, 45, 50, 61, 72, 52-3), followed in 1764-68 by a series of 12 scapes by Caspar Philips Jacobsz. (plates nr. 20, 22, 17-9, 21, 9, 23-4, 8, 73, 75), who also engraved the plates after J. de Vlaaming in 1768-69 (plates 27,14). The latest dated plate is from 1771 by C. Phili … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
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