Visscher, Claes Jansz (1586/87-1652)

[Original etching/ets 1608] Fishermen and the fish-market/Viswerking [nr 3 uit de serie van 8 typische Noord-Hollandsche beroepen].

View on a market square where fishermen work on mountains of fish to be sold. On the right a harbor, on the left a workshop where the fish is being treated. Numbered on the bottom left: ‘3’. Third plate of a set used as border-illustrations alternating with Dutch text in letterpress around the ‘Map of the land and waters of North Holland and West Friesland’ (kaart van Noord Holland) of Joost Jansz Beeldsnijder, republished in 1608 by Herman Allartsz van Warmenhuysen in Amsterdam.

Etching on paper, with margins; plate mark: 104 x 156 mm; total: 124 x 166 mm; in very good condition; mounted on cardboard mat; Hollstein 118, Simon 120.

Incl. BTW  242,00

Excl. BTW  200,00