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Etching, sheet 130 x 200mm (5 x 8"). Glued to backing sheet; wrinkling at corners.
The fifth from a series of seven seascapes (plus frontispiece), 'Quelque port dee Meer' (Some Sea Harbours), first published by Danckert Danckerts in 1656 with several subsequent editions. Etched by Reinier Nooms (1623-67), Dutch painter and printmaker who signed his prints 'Zeeman' ('Seaman'). Nooms travelled widely as a sailor on Dutch merchant vessels in his early life, and his works include views of Tunis, Tripoli and Algiers as well as many European ports. He produced some 170 etchings which as well as seascapes include architecturally accurate renderings of Amsterdam.
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