Gerrit van Giessen (1692/3-ca. 1750)

[Antique print, handcolored etching] KLOOSTER-KERK, published ca. 1735.

Hand colored view of the Cloister Church in The Hague (Klooster Kerk in Den Haag). In front of the church, on the Lange Voorhout, people strolling and conversing. On the bottom right, a carriage led by six horses. In the Kloosterkerk is buried the physicist and inventor Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686-1736). This print was used in: Jacob de Riemer’s: “Beschryving van ‘s-Graven-Hage…” Delft and Den Haag, 1730-1739.

Titled above, on a ribbon: ‘KLOOSTER-KERK.’ Signed at bottom: ‘G.v. Giessen del. / R. Boitet Excud. Cum Privil’.


Handcolored etching on paper with margins; plate mark: 282 x 344 mm, total: 321 x 367 mm; two sheets joined together on the verso; some smudges along the margins, otherwise in good condition.

Incl. VAT  145,20

Excl. VAT  120,00


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