Engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 38.5 x 30.5 cm. The image size is ca. 33.5 x 26 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 15.2 x 12 inch. The image size is ca. 13.2 x 10.2 inch.
Antique print, titled: ‘De Heylige Steede nu Nieuwe-Zyds-Kapel.’ – (The Holy Site now called Nieuwezijds Kapel / Chapel in Amsterdam.) With boats and commercial activity on the Rokin canal and quays. From: the second edition (first 1693) of ‘Beschryvinge van Amsterdam….’, 1726, one of the best 17th. century descriptions of Amsterdam, based on the works of Dapper and van Domselaar and on materials furnished by the author’s father Isaac Commelin. Casparus Commelin had access to the archives of the city and thus considered more reliable than Dapper/Domselaar.Artists and Engravers: Anonymous.
Condition: Very good, given age. Short right margin, remargined for handling. Not effecting image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-NIEUWEZIJDS-CHAPEL-ROKIN-VIEW-AMSTERDAM-COMMELIN