Stranded Whale on the Beach between Zantvoort and Wyk op Zee, 20 February 1762

1762
Artist Cornelis van Noorde (Dutch, 1731–1795)


Catalogue Raisonné

Thieme-Becker, vol. 25, p. 510.

Dimensions

Image: 20 x 32.3 cm (7 7/8 x 12 11/16 in.) Platemark: 21.2 x 33.7 cm (8 3/8 x 13 1/4 in.) Sheet: 30.6 x 42.7 cm (12 1/16 x 16 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.413

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Below the main scene is a smaller one of the whale seen from behind.

Inscription

In plate lower left:
dese CAGELOT VIS
lang 64 Voet, is Gestrand
tussen Zantvoord en Wyk-
op Zee den 20 Feb=1762,

In plate lower right:
op't Strand in OpenbaarVyling
Verkogt den 5 Maart voor 900
Guldens.

In plate lower center:
de Vis van agteren

In plate lower right:
naar't Leven Getekend den 21 Feb. en vervolgens
in't Koper gebragt door C. V. Noorde

Recto lower center in pen and brown ink: .1762

Recto lower right in graphite pencil: 295

Provenance

Purchased from Dr. E. H. Ariëns Kappers (Amsterdam), June 27, 2001.

Credit Line

Purchase with funds donated by Joseph P. Joyce and Curator's Discretionary Fund for Prints, Drawings, and Photographs