Groenewegen, Gerritt

1791

Boot Schip, zeylende voor de wind

Boot Schip, zeylende voor de wind

DESCRIPTION: Small detailed etching of a large Dutch three-masted ship (Boot Schip) running with a heavy breeze from astern- the crew attending to the main top-gallant sail- probably reefing the sail due to the heavy weather. 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 8.

CREATOR: Groenewegen, Gerritt

PUBLICATION DATE: 1791

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Netherlands

BODY OF WATER: Unknown

CONDITION: Very good.  Wide margins. A very faint brown stain across the mid-top of the image.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: Groenewegen?

SIZE: 5 " x 6 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 1

PRICE: $195


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