Boat at Sea

Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch, 1631 - 1708



Etching on laid paper

Plate: 6 15/16 × 9 7/16 in. (17.7 × 24 cm)

Sheet: 7 3/16 × 9 5/8 in. (18.2 × 24.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund


Portfolio / Series Title

Plate 8 of 10 from D'Y Stroom en Zee gezichten geteekent en geest door Ludolf Bakhuizen (The River Ij and Seascapes Drawn and Etched by Ludolf Bakhuysen)


Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, in plate, lower right: L BAKH 1701 [reversed]; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: L. Bakhuizen fec; et exc; cum Privil; ord; Holland; et West Frisiae. [ae in ligature]; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in black ink, lower left: AM [Alfred Morrison, Lugt.151]; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in red ink, lower left: j:P:H [John Postle Helestine, Lugt.1508]; Watermark, center right: [Coat of arms of Amsterdam]


Alfred Morrison (1821-1897), London; John P. Heseltine (1843-1929), London; William H. Schab Gallery, Inc., New York; sold to present collection, 1963.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 5.8

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