Delicate panoramic view of the town of Ridderkerk, The Netherlands. Oval view with a poetic description below. Describing text pages included (in Dutch).
Made by Anna Catherina Brouwer after Diepenhuijsen.
Medium: Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: possibly fragment of coat of arms (not visible on every sheet).
Sheet size: 13 x 21.5 cm (5.12 x 8.46 inch). Image size: 10 x 7.8 cm. (3.94 x 3.07 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Paper edges a bit browned. Some soiling from handling. Brown spot. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
RIDDERKERK-PANORAMIC VIEW-TEXT | PCO-BOX1-OLLEFEN
From: ‘De Nederlandsche Stad-Dorp-Beschrijver […]’, by Ollefen & Bakker, published by H.A. Banse, 1793.
Biography engraver: Johan Christoffel Schultsz (1749-1812) was a Dutch landscape painterm draughtman and etcher. 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).