Antique Master Print-KOF-SHIP-REPAIR-Groenewegen-1789



A Kof ship being repaired.

SKU: 66515 Categories: ,


Subject: Antique Master Print, titled: ”7. Kof die ligt te Kielen.” – A Kof ship being repaired.

Condition: Good, given age. Ample margins. Light ghosting from previous matting. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Medium: Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: C&I Honig

Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 20.5 x 17.4 cm. The image size is ca. 15.5 x 12.5 cm.

Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 8.1 x 6.9 inch. The image size is ca. 6.1 x 4.9 inch.

Part Number: 66515

Location: PCO-C3-14

Description: From the series: ‘Verscheide soorten van Hollandse vaartuigen.’ in an edition printed by Van den Brink in Rotterdam in 1789. First published in 1787. Ref: Wurzbach dl. 1 p.619.

Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Gerrit Groenewegen’ after own design. Gerrit Groenewegen (1754-1826) started his career as a ships’ carpenter. After an accident he lost a leg and was employed by Nicolaas Muijs. Groenewegen’s knowledge of ships combined with a drawing talent produced very good depictions of marine subjectmatter.



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