CD-10263

Antique Print of Burgwerd by Bendorp (c.1790)

  • Condition: Fair/good, age-related toning. Minor wear ad foxing, blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1790
  • Overall size: 29 x 22 cm.
  • Image size: 23 x 15.5 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'T'Dorp Burgwerd na Bolswerd te zien'. Copper engraving of the village of Burgwerd (or Burchwert), Friesland. This print originates from 'Vaderlandsche gezichten of afbeeldingen, behoordende tot den Tegenwoordigen staat der Vereenigde Nederlanden, in den jaar 1786 [tot 1792] naar 't leven getekend door J. Bulthuis'. 

Artists and Engravers: Published by H. Gartman. Karel Frederik Bendorp (Sas van Gent, 1736 - Dordrecht, 1814) was a Dutch engraver, draftsman and painter of mostly city and town views. He was a student of Hendrik Kobell, Dirk Langendijk and Wouter Uiterlimmige. Jan Bulthuis (Groningen, 1750 - Amsterdam, 1801) was a Dutch artist, painter and draughtsman. His painting skills were trained under Jurriaen Andriessen, while his drawing was developed under Johannes Wieringa. While he initially painted landscapes for wall decorations, he later dedicated himself to drawing town and city views.