13 Ice-skating in the 17th century 209


Title: Ice-skating in the 17th century
Description: orig. copper engraving, overall 43 x 28 cm, small left margin, slightly foxed,nice patina, top left corner missing not affecting image, o/w vg cond.

A very attractive print showing ice-skating in the late 17th century: a number of people are on the ice wearing skating shoes while in the background people are tidying up after a house fire. From a Ducth or Belgian publication, with caption in Dutch and French: 'Gestalte van de voorgaande Huizing, na het blussen van den Brandt./ Etat de la Maison representee cy devant, apres que le Feu y fut eteint.'
  • Number: 2090271
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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