View(s) of Houten and ‘t Goy in the province of Utrecht, The Netherlands, as they appeared in the in the 1st half of the 18th century.
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: fair, given age. Image size indicated is for ea. view plus text.Paper slightly browned. A few creases. Some spots. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
HOUTEN-‘T GOY-UTRECHT-VIEW | PCO-C294-C-04
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.