Original copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper. Watermarks present, but nog visible on every sheet. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 22 x 28 cm. The image size is ca. 10 x 15.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 8.7 x 11 inch. The image size is ca. 3.9 x 6.1 inch.
Plate: ‘Stadhuis en Markt te Sluis 1739 – Kasteel te Sluis na eene oude Schildery op ‘t Kasteel.’ (City hall and Market in Sluis, The Netherlands, as it appeared in 1739 – The Castle of Sluis after an old painting in the Castle.) Two views on one sheet. This original old antique print / plate / view 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.Artists and Engravers: Hendrik Spilman (Dutch 1721-1784): Engraver and designer of mostly town and city views. Isaac Tirion (1705-1769) was a successful dutch publisher in Amsterdam who produced extensive volumes of Dutch town plans as well as a number of atlases with maps usually based on those of G. Delisle. His most well known atlas is ‘Nieuwe en beknopte hand-atlas.’
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning. Occasional light shop soiling.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-SLUIS-CASTLE-NETHERLANDS-SPILMAN