Etching / engraving on hand laid paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 14 x 21.8 cm. The image size is ca. 10.7 x 15.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 5.5 x 8.6 inch. The image size is ca. 4.2 x 6.1 inch.
Antique print, titled: ”173. De Issel Poort tot Ysselstein. 174. De Sluys tot Ysselstein.” – 2 Town views of IJsselstein in the Netherlands. From a Dutch book of town and city views called: ‘Kabinet van Nederlandsche en Kleefsche Oudheden’, authored by J.H. Reisig and published in Amsterdam by various publishers: J.A. Crajenschot, Mattheus Brouerius van Nidek, R.G. and Isaac Le Long from 1693-1792. This print is from the 1792 ed. Please inquire if you have an interest in one of these plates seperately.Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Abraham Rademaker’ after own design. Abraham Rademaker (1667-1735), Dutch draughtsman, printmaker and dealer. This self-educated artist lived for some years in Amsterdam, where he married in 1706. He specialized in landscapes depicting Dutch cities and historic monuments. Fantastic scenes and a few portrait studies also belong to his oeuvre. Rademaker’s reputation is associated most frequently with his publications of topographical views of the northern Netherlands, the Rhine and Cleves. For his first, and most famous, comprehensive and historically informative publication, Rademaker etched many of his 300 images after well-known 17th-century drawings and prints and on his own drawings.
Condition: Good, given age. Light foxing. Right margin with vertical fold and restored/ remargined with contemporary paper. Folding lines at the right margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-TOWN VIEWS-IJSSELSTEIN-GATE-SLUICE-NETHERLANDS-RADEMAKER