Seashore with Animals

Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch, 1631 - 1708



Etching on laid paper

Plate: 7 1/16 × 9 1/4 in. (17.9 × 23.5 cm)

Sheet: 7 1/4 × 9 7/16 in. (18.4 × 24 cm)

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



Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Initialed, in plate, upper left: LB [in flag]; inscribed, in plate, lower left: L Bakhuizen Fec: et exc:; inscribed, in plate, lower right: 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]

Course History

Art History 20.04, Faith and Empire, Beth Mattison, Spring 2023


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 5.3; Hollstein Dutch and Flemish 3

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