Etching / engraving on hand laid paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 11.1 x 8.3 cm. The image size is ca. 10.2 x 7.4 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 4.4 x 3.3 inch. The image size is ca. 4 x 2.9 inch.
Antique print, titled: ‘Westersouburg.’ – The village West-Souburg in Zeeland, the Netherlands. This scarse plate originates from: ‘Vaderlandsche gezichten of afbeeldingen, behoorende tot den Tegenwoordigen staat der Vereenigde Nederlanden, in den jaare 1786 (tot 1792) naar ‘t leven getekend door J. Bulthuis (later: J. Gardiner Visscher naar J.B.) en in ‘t koper gedruckt door K.F. Bendorp.’, published in Amsterdam by H. Gartman (1786-1792).Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘C.F. Bendorp’ after ‘J. Bulthuis’. Carel Frederik Bendorp (Sas van Gent, 1736 – Dordrecht, 1814) was a Dutch engraver, draftsman and painter of mostly city and town views. He was a student of Hendrik Kobell, Dirk Langendijk and Wouter Uiterlimmige. Jan Bulthuis (Groningen, 1750 – Amsterdam, 1801) was a Dutch artist, painter and draughtsman. His painting skills were trained under Jurriaen Andriessen, while his drawing was developed under Johannes Wieringa. While he initially painted landscapes for wall decorations, he later dedicated himself to drawing town and city views. He worked in Groningen until 1780, when he moved to Amsterdam. In 1785 he enrolled in the Stadstekenacademie (City Art Academy) and won a gold medal. His bvest known work is for “Tegenwoordigen Staat der Vereenigde Nederlanden”. He also prepared a series of drawings for “Beschrijving van de Zaanlandsche Dorpen”.
Condition: Good, given age. All margins cropped to the platemark. A faint small manuscript ink annotation in the top right corner. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-WEST SOUBURG-ZEELAND-BULTHUIS-BENDORP