Auction 95, Lot 375

"Marine Plate V", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Ships

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.4 x 13.3 inches
21.3 x 33.8 cm

Two nice copper engravings of ships within one border. The first is a detailed cutaway of large ship at the main mast that shows 5 deck levels. Details include how the mast is stepped, planking and beams. The second is a remarkable birds-eye-view of a large three-masted ship on a huge floating dry-dock. On a fine sheet of hand laid paper with nice watermark and lovely later color. A very graphic image that will display well.

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Condition: A+

On a fine sheet of hand laid paper with nice watermark and lovely later color. A very graphic image that will display well.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/13/2001

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