‘haven van den Briel. Port de la Brille’
Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 33,7 x 24,5 cm. (13,3 x 9,6 inch). Image size: 33,7 x 24,5 cm. (13,3 x 9,6 inch).
This attractive print was published by P. Yver, J. Smit en zn, and F.W. Greebe in Amsterdam, 1779-1786. Ref: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.
Made by ‘Matthias de Sallieth’ after ‘Dirk de Jong’. Mathias de Sallieth (1749 – 1791): Czech etcher/engraver of etchings, stipple engravings and aquatint. Publisher and artist. Born in Prague, died in Rotterdam. He worked in Vienna, Paris, Schoonderloo and Rotterdam. He was a student of J.E. Mansfeld in Vienna and Jacques Philippe Le Bas in Paris. He worked for F. Samsom. Dirk de Jongh (active 1779-86).
Condition: Good, given age. Trimmed into image. Some surface paper damage at top left. Remains of tape from previous attachment on rear. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: BRIELLE – SOUTH HOLLAND – CITY – SHIPS – STORM