View of Amsterdam and Sailboats

Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch, 1631 - 1708

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1701

Etching on laid paper

Plate: 7 × 9 1/4 in. (17.8 × 23.5 cm)

Sheet: 7 3/16 × 9 7/16 in. (18.2 × 23.9 cm)

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

PR.963.67.4

Geography

Place Made: Netherlands, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: 1701 [reversed] [on wooden plank]; initialed, in plate, lower right: LB [on boat]; 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]

Provenance

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 5.5

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