CD-12292

Antique Print of the City and Fortress of Kachao by Van Schley (c.1750)

  • Condition: Very good, general age-related toning. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1750
  • Overall size: 19.6 x 25.4 cm.
  • Image size: 14 x 19.8 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Gezigt van de Stad en 't Fort van Kachao'. Old print of the city and Fortress of Kachao, Guinea Bissau, Africa. Engraved by J. van Schley for a Dutch edition of 'l'Histoire Generale des Voyages', by Antoine François Prévost (the Abbé Prévost).

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