Launching of a Ship, from the series "The River Ij and Seascapes," Holl. 1-10
Ludolf Bakhuizen (Dutch, 1631–1708)
Bartsch 8; Hollstein 8, iii
Platemark: 17.5 x 23.7 cm (6 7/8 x 9 5/16 in.) Sheet: 18.2 x 24.5 cm (7 3/16 x 9 5/8 in.) Image: 16.7 x 23 cm (6 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
In plate, in image, l.r.: signed and dated in reverse: L BAKH 1701
In plate, l.l.: L. Bakhuizen fec. et exc. cum Privil. ord. Holland et West-Frisie.
Large watermark, l.c (Arms of Amsterdam) and countermark, r.c.
Verso, l.l.: Lugt 1309 (Henry F. Sewall, about 1895, New York)
Verso, l.r.: Lugt 1870 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Harvey D. Parker Collection) and in black ink: 8228
Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York [Lugt 1309]; 1897, purchased through the Harvey D. Parker Fund [Lugt 1870] by the MFA. (Accession date: October 21, 1897)
Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund