CD-12361

Antique Print of a Fort on the Ivory Coast and Axim by Van der Schley (1748)

  • Condition: Good, age-related toning, Original folding lines, blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1748
  • Overall size: 38 x 25.5 cm.
  • Image size: 28 x 19 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Vue de la Cote pres de Rio San Andero - Gezigt van de Kust van Rio San Andero' and 'Fort St. Antoine a Axim - Fort St. Antoni, te Axim'. View of the Ivory coast (?) and the fort at Axim. This print originates from 'Historische beschryving der reizen, of Nieuwe en volkoome verzameling van de aller-waardigste en zeldsaamste Zee- en Landtogten' by P. de Hondt. 

Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Jakob van der Schley (Amsterdam 1715-1779), a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart and became heavily influenced by his style.