Rare Antique Master Print-COASTAL VIEW-KATWIJK-STORM-BOAT-KITE-Bakhuizen-1701



Coastal view near Katwijk with fishing boats and a boy playing with a kite.


By Ludolf Bakhuizen after own design.

Etching on hand laid paper with watermark (coat of arms of Amsterdam with beam below). With manuscript writing on rear.

Ref: Hollstein Dutch 8-2(3); Bartsch 8. From a series: ‘D’Y Stroom en Zeegezichten geteekent en geetst door LUDOLF BAKHUIZEN, Anno 1701 In Amsterdam.’

Condition: General age related toning. Some remains of tape on rear from attachment. Please study scans carefully.

Size: Sheet 24,6×18,4 cm.

Ludolf Backhuysen/Bakhuizen (1631-1708) was a German/Dutch painter, draftsman and etcher from Emden, active in Amsterdam. He was strongly influenced by Willem van de Velde de Jonge. He painted harbour, marine scenes and ships. He is famous for his depictions of stormy seas and shipwrecks. He painted many scenes of Dutch maritime / marine history.


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