"Marine Pl. 16", Diderot, Denis
Period: 1750 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
10 x 14 inches
25.4 x 35.6 cm
Fine copper engraved view showing multiple ships and related implements, decorated with a 32-point compass rose. Shows several ships with various sail configurations, detailed drawings of numerous line blocks and other images of a large ship being righted by a smaller vessel and a sailor caulking planks. Engraved by Benard.
Fine impression on thick hand laid paper with watermarks. Marginal foxing and a little toning in image, still very good.