Views of the Blauwpoort and the Sint Janspoort (both city gates) in Bolsward, a town in the province of Friesland, The Netherlands as it appeared in the 18th. c.
Made by Carel Frederik Bendorp after Jan Bulthuis.
Medium: etching on hand-laid (verge) paper.
Image size: 10 x 7.9 cm. (3.94 x 3.11 inch).
Condition: very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
BOLSWARD-BLAUWPOORT-SINT JANSPOORT | PCO-C48-19
From: ‘Vaderlandsche gezichten of afbeeldingen, behoorende tot den Tegenwoordigen staat der Vereenigde Nederlanden, […] door J. Bulthuis’ (later: J. Gardiner Visscher naar J.B.). Amsterdam, H. Gartman: 1786-1792.
Size indicated is size for ea. image plus text. Sheets are larger.
Biography engraver: Carel Frederik Bendorp I (1736-1814) was a Dutch painter, draughtsman and etcher from Sas van Gent. He was active in Dordrecht and studied under Hendrik Kobell, Dirk Langendijk and Wouter Uiterlimmige.
Biography artist: Jan Bulthuis (1750-1801) was a Dutch draughtsman and painter from Groningen, active in Groningenand later Amsterdam. He studied under Jurriaen Andriessen and Johannes Wieringa. He started painting landscapes on wallpaper, but later became specialized in drawing city and village views.