Set 18th C Dutch Bakhuizen Ship Etchings from "The River Ij and Seascapes" Series - c. 18th Century, The Netherlands - image 1 of 8

Set 18th C Dutch Bakhuizen Ship Etchings from "The River Ij and Seascapes" Series - c. 18th Century, The Netherlands. Ludolf Bakhuizen (1631-1708) was a German-born Dutch painter highly regarded for his realistic marine subjects. In 1701, in his old age, already a successful painter, Bakhuizen turned to etching and made the series of ten plates "The River Ij and Seascapes." The etchings offered depict the following scenes:

View of Amsterdam with Ships in Foreground.

Ships in a Gale.

Ships Under Repair.

Etched on laid paper, some with partial paper watermarks visible when backlit. Etchings are inscribed on the plate under the image as follows:

L. Bakhuizen Fec: et exc:
cum Privil: ord: Hollande et West-Frisiae

A full collection of this series, including ten etchings and title page, is part of the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. We have also seen examples in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. In very good condition, taped to mat, toning and minor imperfections as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.

Measurements: Frames: 16 1/8" by 14 1/8"; Images: 9 1/16" by 6 11/16" (23 cm by 17 cm) with small variations approximately.

Item ID: 4086

ITEM ID
4086 RP
COLOR
Blue, Polychrome
GENRE
Maritime Pictures
MEDIA
Etching
STYLE
Dutch Golden Age
THEME
Color, Marine, Nautical
WIDTH
16.1" (41 cm)
HEIGHT
14.1" (36 cm)
ORIGIN
Holland • Dutch
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Set 18th C Dutch Bakhuizen Ship Etchings from "The River Ij and Seascapes" Series - c. 18th Century, The Netherlands

$1,500

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