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Martin Schaep (1640-1650; fl) - Harbour scene with a group of slaves unloading a sail, designed by Cornelis de Wael - dated 1649, - from the collection of Bernard Keller, the richest and most beautifull of Switserland.

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Martin Schaep (1640-1650; fl) - Harbour scene with a group of slaves unloading a sail, designed by Cornelis de Wael - dated 1649, -  from the collection of Bernard Keller, the richest and most beautifull of Switserland.

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Early state by a rare engraver known by only two print series

Technique: Etching
Year: 17th century
Condition: In very good condition
Title of artwork: Harbour with slaves unloading a sail - 1649
Signature: Signed
Artist: Martin Schaep (1640-1650; fl)
Sold with frame: No
Picture size (in cm): 11,00 x 14,50 cm on plate border

Very good impression with nice plate tone, trimmed on plate border. .
Excellent condition with no folds, tears or stains.
This is an early impression from an incomplete set, based on the frontispiece of this group that is a second state on four.

On the back collection stamp BK (Lugt 384) of Bernard Keller (1478-1870), Important collector from Schaffhausen. His collection of prints was the richest and most beautiful of Switzerland.

Harbour scene with sailors(with an iron ring on the foot (slaves, prisoners, galley...) unloading a sail from a dory onto a pier at left; after Cornelis de Wael. 1649
Etching

Date: 1649
Medium: Engraving

Reference:
Hollstein 17
Hollstein 24-35 (after Cornelis de Wael)

The engraver M (Martin or Maerten?) Schaep is known from only twenty-four etchings
Twelve etchings show ruins after Bartholomeus Breenbergh, the other twelve are this group f harbour scenes with oriental people, slaves and fishermen. The etchings are very vivid and outline a realistic and animated image of the exotic ports visited during the Dutch exploration voyages of the period.

Engraver and publisher: M Schaep (publisher/printer; printmaker; Dutch; ; 1640 - 1650; fl.)
Also known as: Schaep, M; Schaep, Martin
Etcher and publisher. First name might be Martin.

Inventor: Cornelis de Wael (painter/draughtsman; Flemish; 1592 - 1667)
Landscape painter and etcher of mostly genre scenes, active in Antwerp and Genoa. Son of Jan de Wael I and born in Antwerp. He travelled to Italy with his brother Lucas de Wael where he lived in Genoa and later Rome. When Anthony Van Dyck travelled to Italy he stayed with them and he painted the brothers, the portrait is now in Pinacoteca Capitolina, Rome;

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Belgium $ 14.22
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Germany $ 16.59
Denmark $ 18.96
Spain $ 18.96
France $ 17.77
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Italy $ 18.96
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