Groenewegen, Gerritt

1791

Driemast Hoeker Zeylende voor de wind

Driemast Hoeker Zeylende voor de wind

DESCRIPTION: Small beautifully detailed etching of a large Dutch three-masted merchant Hoeker running before the wind. From a series of 84 engravings published in seven volumes from 1787 to 1791 by Gerritt Groenewegen (1754 - 1826): "Verscheide soorten van Hollandse Vaartuigen". Note the gaff-rigged mizzen-mast, the long steering tiller, and clothes drying above the cabin.

On chain-laid paper with a fleur-de-lis watermark. From volume C, number 8.

CREATOR: Groenewegen, Gerritt

PUBLICATION DATE: 1791

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Netherlands

BODY OF WATER: Unknown

CONDITION: Very good.  Clean with wide margins. Very nice.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: Groenewegen?

SIZE: 6 " x 5 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 1

PRICE: $175


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