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Hand-Colored Etching after Balthasar Friedrich Leizelt "La Nouvelle York"

Item Details

Engraved by Balthasar Friedrich Leizelt (active 1750 – 1800)
La Nouvelle York, plate engraved circa 1770
Hand-colored etching on paper
Unsigned
Published by André Basset, late 18th century

Full title reads: " La Nouvelle York/ Une Ville dans l"Amerique Septentrionale sur une Isle, dite Manahatan, pres de l’orifice du fleuve Husdon, les Hollandois commencerent a la battir en l’annee 1615. et l’appellerent nouvelle Amsterdam, mais en 1666. ils en fierent prives par les Anglois qui la nommerent nouvelle York/ Presentement chez Basset Rue Saint Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins, Tient Fabrique de Papiers."

Translation: " New York/ A Town in North America on an Isle called Manhattan, near the mouth of the Hudson River, the Dutch began to build in the year 1615 and called in New Amsterdam. But in 1666 they lost it the the English who name it New York/ Printed by Basset, Rue Saint Jacques at the corner of Mathurins, maintainer of a paper factory."

  • Item not examined outside of mounting

Condition

- foxing, discoloration, fading and toning to image; minor abrasions to the edges and surface of the frame.

Dimensions

23.0" W x 19.75" H x 1.25" D

- measures the frame; visible image measures 14.75" W x 11.25" H,

Item #

ITMG692343

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