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Menschelyke beezigheeden (Human occupations) / Scheepstimmerman

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2AA+,a.57.71

  • Title (object)

    • Scheepstimmerman

    Title (series)

    • Menschelyke beezigheeden (Human occupations)
  • Description

    Plate 70: Ship builder; standing at centre, in profile to left, working with an ax on a large piece of wood, three other workers behind him; in the background, more ship-building. 1695
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1695
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 119 millimetres
    • Width: 80 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and plate number at top. Lettered with a poem in lower margin: "Om onbezorgt de woeste baaren ... / ... dienste van haar zwaaren last".
  • Curator's comments

    This is one of a hundred plates from 'Meschelyke beezigheeden', published by Ambrosius Scheevenhuizen in 1695. For a comment on the entire series see 2AA*,a. 57.1.

  • Bibliography

    • Luyken 1905 1398 (copy after) bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 381-480 (Anthonie de Winter) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (157.b.23)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1753

  • Acquisition notes

    Sloane's registration number on the third flyleaf: "Pr. DVIII". Older Sloane's number on the title-page, crossed out: "Pr. CCCCXXIX".

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    2AA+,a.57.71

Plate 70: Ship builder; standing at centre, in profile to left, working with an ax on a large piece of wood, three other workers behind him; in the background, more ship-building.  1695  Engraving

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Plate 70: Ship builder; standing at centre, in profile to left, working with an ax on a large piece of wood, three other workers behind him; in the background, more ship-building. 1695 Engraving

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