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View of ships on the IJ with Buiksloot in the background

Title
Gesigt Uyt Het Y Tussen Amsteldam en 't Tol Huys te sien naar Buyk-Sloot. Conspectus ex ya fluvio, inter Amstelaedamum et telonium versus ventri fossam.
Author
SCHENK, Leon; [after] LAAN, Adolph van der
Publisher
Adolph vander Laan,
Publication place
Amsterdam,
Publication date
[c1720].
Dimensions
550 by 955mm (21.75 by 37.5 inches).
Price
SOLD
Reference
14416

Description

Engraving with etching, on two sheets joined.

Notes

Impressive view of ships on the IJ as viewed from Amsterdam.

All manner of Dutch ships are shown plying their trade on the IJ, the body of water northeast of Amsterdam, with ocean going vessels, packets, and small rowing boats all depicted. In the background is a prospect of the town of Buiksloot.

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: 296.