Early state by a rare engraver known by only two print series
|Condition:||In very good condition|
|Title of artwork:||Harbour with slaves unloading a sail - 1649|
|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
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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|Member since:||March 29, 2014|
Early etching of dwarf brandishing two swords of J.Callot Gobbi + Large print of Europa Rape by Claude Gellee.
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