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View of Houtewael near Amsterdam, ca. 1580 - 1628

  • etching, paper
  • 170 x 215 mm
  • Inv. 2014-DK

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View of the village of Houtewael (Oetewaal) near Amsterdam, where various figures perform mundane work among houses in a rural setting. The print is part of a series of five prints in and near Amsterdam.


Simon Frisius RKD
Harlingen ca. 1570 - 1575 - The Hague 1628
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Nicolaes I Visscher
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1679

Title View of Houtewael near Amsterdam
Date ca. 1580 - 1628
Period 16th century
17th century
Medium and support etching AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the representation, bottom left: 2
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Houtewael by Amsterdam
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 2
stamps (tools) on the back, bottom right: Stad Gent / Museum voor Schone Kunsten
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
Inventory number 2014-DK
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300236227 townscapes (representations) AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 25G3 trees Iconclass
25I22 prospect of village, silhouette of village Iconclass
41A1 civic architecture; edifices; dwellings Iconclass
46A132 villagers; villeins (Dutch: 'dorpers') Iconclass
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