Delicate panoramic view of the town of Hilversum, The Netherlands. Oval view with a poetic description below.
Made by Anna Catherina Brouwer after own design.
Medium: Etching / engraving with some hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: fragment of coat of arms.
Sheet size: 11.2 x 13.8 cm (4.41 x 5.43 inch). Image size: 10 x 7.8 cm. (3.94 x 3.07 inch).
Condition: good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
HILVERSUM-PANORAMIC VIEW | PCO-BOX1-OLLEFEN
From: ‘De Nederlandsche Stad-Dorp-Beschrijver […]’, by Ollefen & Bakker, published by H.A. Banse, 1793.
Biography engraver: Anna Catharina Brouwer (1772-) was a Dutch draugsman and engraver/etcher from Amsterdam. She pas probably the daughter of Cornelis Brouwer (c.1733-1803) and Johanna Vogelijn.
Biography artist: Author: Lieve van Ollefen (1749-1816) and R. Bakker (from vol. 5).