Claes Jansz Visscher (1586/87-1652)

[Antique print, etching] Bleaching fields near the Haarlemmerhout/Bleekvelden, Blekerijen bij de Haarlemmerhout, published 1612.

View of the outskirts of Haarlem, namely of the bleaching fields near the woods. On the left, farmers are spreading the cloths to the sun.

Numbered on the bottom right corner: ‘8’. Eighth from a set of twelve views of the surroundings of Haarlem.

Inscribed in pen and brown ink at bottom: ‘Bleekerijen door den Hout’.

The plate was also used in G. Tysens ‘Haarlemmer Duinzang, ter eere van des zelfs vermákelyke Land- en Watergeziten, van Sandvoort af tot Haarlem. Versierd met twaalf naaukeurige Afbeeldingen’, published in Amsterdam in 1728.

Etching on laid paper trimmed close to plate mark; total: 109 x 156 mm; some light dirt: a light damp stain on the top left region, a brownish spot on the right, otherwise in good condition. Handwritten pencil notes on verso; mounted on passepartout. Hollstein 156, Simon 134.

Incl. BTW  484,00

Excl. BTW  400,00

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