Auction 127, Lot 745

"Het Slaght ofte Vlees Hal op Batavia", Nieuhoff, Johann

Subject: Jakarta, Indonesia

Period: 1682 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.8 x 11.2 inches
35.1 x 28.4 cm

This interesting engraving shows the slaughterhouse at Batavia. The canal is filled with small boats filled with a variety of animals being brought to the large building. There is a commotion at right where a cow has fallen overboard.

References:

Condition: B+

Professional repair along centerfold and some tears in blank margins with some light soil.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Unsold

Closed on 2/25/2009

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