Groenewegen, Gerritt
1791

Barkentyn Zeylende by de wind

Barkentyn Zeylende by de wind

DESCRIPTION: Small detailed etching of a two-masted 'barkentine' running with in rough weather on starboard tack. In today's terminology this vessel would likely be considered as a brig, a two-masted vessel with square rigged fore and main masts and a gaff-rigged sail on the main mast.

From a series of 84 engravings published in seven volumes from 1787 to 1791 by Gerritt Groenewegen (1754 - 1826): "Verscheide soorten van Hollandse Vaartuigen".

On chain-laid paper with a fleur-de-lis watermark. From volume E, number 7.

CREATOR: Groenewegen, Gerritt

PUBLICATION DATE: 1791

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Netherlands

BODY OF WATER: Unknown

CONDITION: Very good.  Wide margins.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: Groenwegen?

SIZE: 5 " x 6 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 1

PRICE: $215

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