Velde, Esaias van de (1587-1630) and Visscher, Nicolaas II (1649-1702)
Repairing the broken dike on the river Lek by Vianen.
View on the men about to repair the broken dike on the River Lek by Vianen, soon after its rupture the 10th January 1624; the workers are dragging and carrying bundles of twigs to shore up the defence structure; lettered A-F within composition indication different locations. Lettered within image, in lower part: “Esÿas vanden Velde fecit”. Lettered in Dutch in lower margin, with an account of the depicted event and with a key explaining letters A-F from within composition. Lettered in lower right: “Nicolaus Vißcher excu.”. Rare.
Eching on paper, with some retouchings in burin, pasted on thick laid paper; total: 278 x 382 mm; state V/5; published by Nicolaus Visscher; some tiny rust stains in the sky, otherwise in very good condition; Hollstein 3, Keyes E3, Bu 4, Wurzbach 2, Muller Hist 1503, Le Blanc 2, Nagler 5, De Groot 68, Freedberg 24
Incl. VAT € 3025,00
Excl. VAT € 2.500,00