Views of the Ambachtskindertehuis (children’s home) and the Fundatiehuis in Utrecht, The Netherlands as it appeared in the 18th. c.
Made by Carel Frederik Bendorp after Jan Bulthuis.
Medium: etching on hand-laid (verge) paper.
Image size: 10 x 7.9 cm. (3.94 x 3.11 inch).
Condition: very good, given age. Minor spot just outside image lower right. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
UTRECHT-CHILDREN’S HOME-FUNDATIE | PCO-C48-17
From: ‘Vaderlandsche gezichten of afbeeldingen, behoorende tot den Tegenwoordigen staat der Vereenigde Nederlanden, […] door J. Bulthuis’ (later: J. Gardiner Visscher naar J.B.). Amsterdam, H. Gartman: 1786-1792.
Size indicated is size for ea. image plus text. Sheets are larger.
Biography engraver: Carel Frederik Bendorp I (1736-1814) was a Dutch painter, draughtsman and etcher from Sas van Gent. He was active in Dordrecht and studied under Hendrik Kobell, Dirk Langendijk and Wouter Uiterlimmige.
Biography artist: Jan Bulthuis (1750-1801) was a Dutch draughtsman and painter from Groningen, active in Groningenand later Amsterdam. He studied under Jurriaen Andriessen and Johannes Wieringa. He started painting landscapes on wallpaper, but later became specialized in drawing city and village views.