View from the Schreyershoeks Tower in Amsterdam


Pieter Fouquet (1729 – 1800)
View of the Schreyershoek Tower at Amsterdam (1783)
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Pieter Fouquet was an art dealer, painter and publisher of prints. He portrayed 18th-century Amsterdam in a series of particularly fine prints by Schouten, De Beyer and others. This edition is known as Fouquet’s Atlas.

  • Image: beautiful, colorized engraving of the Schreier Tower. Published in New atlas, of the principal buildings and sights of the city of Amsterdam, with their concise descriptions, Pieter Fouquet junior
  • year: 1783
  • quality: good; a few spots (foxing) in the margins. Foxing is a localized deterioration of paper made before the mid-nineteenth century, so-called rag paper. This paper often contained small metal particles that rusted under the influence of moisture.
  • signed: no
  • image size: 28.1 x 37.3 cm | 11.1 x 14.7 in (h x w)
  • sheet or frame size: 50.6 x 58.1 cm | 19.9 x 22.9 in (h x w)

18th century


copper engraving


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