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Flotilla of merchant ships sailing on the IJ, with Durgerdam in the background

Title
Gesigt Uyt Het Y Tussen Amsteldam En Zee-Burg, Te Zien Naar Durckerdam
Author
SCHENK, Leonard; [after] LAAN, Abraham van der
Publisher
Leon Schenk,
Publication place
Amsterdam,
Publication date
[c1720].
Price
SOLD
Reference
14401

Description

Engraving with etching, on two sheets joined.

Notes

Flotilla of merchant ships sailing on the IJ, with Durgerdam in the background.

This rare print demonstrates the great strength of the Dutch Republics merchant navy.

Jan Schenk (1698-1752) was an engraver and publisher in Amsterdam.

Adolf van der Laan (1684-1755) was a Dutch draftsman and engraver.

Bibliography

R.W.P. de Vries, auction, 1925: 297.