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Der Zee-Vaert Lof

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Amsterdam: Jacob Pietersz. Wachter, 1634


T. F. Lauson (1754 inscription on title); Long Island Historical Society (stamp on title); acquired in 1965 from Walter Schatzki, New York, by Arthur E. Vershbow; by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur E. Vershbow in honor of Clifford S. Ackley and Thomas E. Rassieur

Praise of Sea-Faring

Der Zee-Vaert Lof Handelende vande gedenckwaerdighste Zeevaerden met de daeraenklevende op en onderganghen der Voornaemste Heerschappijen der gantscher Wereld: Zedert haere beginselen tot op den dagh van huyden.


Place of Publication

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 111; Hind 106; White & Boon 111 ii/ii (Rembrandt); Hollstein 49-65 (Basse)


Overall: 30.4 x 20.5 x 3.7 cm (11 15/16 x 8 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 18 etchings and one engraving


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books