Etching on wove (vellin) paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 42.2 x 29.9 cm. The image size is ca. 22.6 x 13 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 16.6 x 11.8 inch. The image size is ca. 8.9 x 5.1 inch.
Antique print, titled: ‘Doorbraak te Lith, 23 Maart. ‘ – This print shows the dike breakthrough in Lith, March 23. From: ‘De Waterramp van 1855. Geschetst in 24 afbeeldingen & naar de natuur geteekend en geetst door leden der Maatschappij Arte et Amicitiae.’, published in 1855. This collection of etchings was published by this Amsterdam Art Society in support of the flooding disaster of 1855 in the Netherlands. We also carry the complete set. Please inquire if interested. Provenance: Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘C. Rochussen’ after own design. Charles Rochussen (1814-1894) was a reknown Dutch painter, watercolorist etcher and lithographer of history and military scenes from The Hague.
Condition: Good, given age. Some small stains in margin. Small crease in top right corner and left lower corner. Small tear in left margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-DYKE BREAKTHROUGH-LITH-FLOOD-ROCHUSSEN