A Dutch Fishing Boat with a View of Helvoit Sluys.
Published & Sold Jan.y 1, 1806 by Edw.d Orme, 59, Bond Street London.
Aquatint, small margins. 285 x 440mm (11¼ x 17¼"). Repaired tears.
Fishermen of Hellevoetsluis in South Holland. Plate 34 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.
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