View(s) of Drakenburg Castle near Baarn and Drakensteyn Castle in Lage Vuursche, villages in the province of Utrecht, The Netherlands, as they appeared in c. 1750.
Made by Hendrik Spilman after Jan de Beijer.
Medium: Etching / engraving on handlaid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 9.4 x 7.3 cm (3.7 x 2.87 inch).
Condition: very good, given age. Image size indicated is for ea. view plus text. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
DRAKENBURG CASTLE-DRAKENSTEYN-BAARN-LAGE VUURSCHE | PCO-294-B-34
This print originates from a Dutch book of town and city views called: ‘Het verheerlykt Nederland of Kabinet van hedendaagsche gezigten’, Amsterdam, 1746 edition. The exact dates the plates were engraved vary.
Biography engraver: Hendrik Spilman (Dutch 1721-1784): engraver and designer of mostly town and city views. .
Biography artist: Jan de Beijer (1703-1780), also given as Jan de Beyer, was a Dutch draughtsman and painter known for this drawings of towns and buildings in the present-day countries of the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. In total, he produced some 1500 drawings, over 600 of which were reproduced as engravings by other artists.