Auction 100, Lot 321

"A View of Amsterdam", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1748 (published)

Publication: Gentlemen's Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
15 x 6.75 inches
38.1 x 17.1 cm

A fine panoramic view of the city with good detail of daily life including boats in the foreground loading supplies from the docks, people strolling along the waterway and numerous boats under sail. Windmills surround the city. At bottom is a list of 42 major buildings and fortifications, all keyed to the engraving. Decorative title cartouche at center.

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Condition: A

Good impression on fine, thick paper. Folding, as issued, with soft crease at centerfold.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/12/2002

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