Der Zee-Vaert Lof

Praise of Sea-Faring
Der Zee-Vaert Lof Handelende vande gedenckwaerdighste Zeevaerden met de daeraenklevende op en onderganghen der Voornaemste Heerschappijen der gantscher Wereld: Zedert haere beginselen tot op den dagh van huyden.

1634
Illustrated by Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Illustrated by Willem Basse (Dutch, 1628–1672), Author Elias Herckmans (Dutch, 1596–1644), Publisher Jacob Pietersz. Wachter (Dutch, 17th century)


Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 111; Hind 106; White & Boon 111 ii/ii (Rembrandt); Hollstein 49-65 (Basse)

Dimensions

Overall: 30.4 x 20.5 x 3.7 cm (11 15/16 x 8 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.349

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 18 etchings and one engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: Jacob Pietersz. Wachter, 1634) Quarto; [8 ff.] 235 pp. [4 ff.] plus frontispiece; contemporary vellum


Amsterdam: Jacob Pietersz. Wachter, 1634

Provenance

T. F. Lauson (1754 inscription on title); Long Island Historical Society (stamp on title); acquired in 1965 from Walter Schatzki, New York, by Arthur E. Vershbow; by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur E. Vershbow in honor of Clifford S. Ackley and Thomas E. Rassieur