A Dutch Galliot with a view of Amsterdam.
Published & Sold Jan.y 1, 1807 by Edw.d Orme 59, Bond Street London.
Aquatint with small margins. 280 x 435mm (11 x 17¼"). Printer's crease in image.
A galliot, a nearly-flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters, with Amsterdam in the background. Plate 35 of the 'Liber Nauticus, and Instructor in the Art of Marine Drawing' by Dominic Serres and his son John Thomas Serres. Both were marine painters to the king, and John was the Master of Drawing at the Chelsea Naval School and, according to the title page of the 'Liber', 'Marine Draught-man to the Honourable the Board of Admiralty'.
Abbey Life 345.
[Ref: 31892] £290.00