Antique Print-VIEW-ALEXANDRIA-ALEXANDER THE GREAT-RUINS-Schenk-Anonymous-c.1705

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‘ALEXANDRIE GESTICHT VAN ALEXANDER DEN GROOTEN GELEGEN AEN DEN NIJL ALWAER DIE IN DE MIDDELLANDSCHE ZEE LOOPT’ (ALSO TEXT IN LATIN).’

– This print shows a view on the village of Alexandria situated on the river Nile and founded by Alexander the Great. We see some ruins of the old city and the new city in the back.

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Description

This print shows a view on the village of Alexandria situated on the river Nile and founded by Alexander the Great. We see some ruins of the old city and the new city in the back.

Made by Peter Schenk the elder after Anonymous.

Medium: Engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.43 x 8.46 inch). Image size: 25.5 x 21 cm. (10.04 x 8.27 inch).

Condition: fair, given age. Folds and creases. On reverse vague brown circle. Collector stamp. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

VIEW-ALEXANDRIA-ALEXANDER THE GREAT-RUINS | RBOS-A8-23

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

This attractive print was published in Amsterdam ca 1705.

Provenance: Collector stamp L.A. de Vries.

Biography engraver: Pieter/ Petrus Schenk / Schenck the elder (1660-1711/1713), a very important German engraver and cartographer active in Amsterdam and Leipzig. One of his specialties was the mezzotint.

Additional information

Dimensions 21 × 26 × 1 cm

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