Ships and a Yacht at Sea, Plate 6 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: 6 7/8 × 9 1/4 in. (17.5 × 23.5 cm)
Sheet: 7 1/16 × 9 1/2 in. (18 × 24.1 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund
Place Made: Netherlands, Europe
Not on view
Initialed, in plate, center right: LB [in flag]; 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]
ARTH 46, Northern Baroque Art, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012
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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