Seascape with an Anchored Ship, Plate 7 of 10 from the series of seascapes "D'Y Stroom en Zee gezichten geteekent en geest door"
Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch, 1631 - 1708
Etching on laid paper
Plate: 7 1/16 × 9 5/16 in. (18 × 23.7 cm)
Sheet: 7 5/16 × 9 1/2 in. (18.5 × 24.2 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund
Place Made: Netherlands, Europe
Not on view
Dated, in plate, lower center: 1701 [reversed] [on floating basket]; signed, in plate, lower right: L BAK [reversed] [on piece of wood]; 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 left: [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.
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