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Auction 147, Lot 444

"[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
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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.


Condition: B+

On watermarked paper with light toning and a few unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $140

Closed on 11/20/2013