"[Untitled - The Personification of Amsterdam Riding in Neptune's Chariot]",
Subject: Port of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Period: 1700 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
10.1 x 7.6 inches
25.7 x 19.3 cm
Interesting engraving of the port of Amsterdam by Ludolf Bakhuizen. A man-of-war and other ships fill the port, while in the foreground a female figure representing the might of Amsterdam rides with Neptune on his chariot, pulled along by a hippocamp and a unicorn.
On watermarked paper with light toning and a few unobtrusive spots.