Artist Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch, 1630-1708
  • Neptune Drawn by a Sea Horse and a Unicorn
  • The Set of Seascapes with Views of the Ij and Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Katwijk, etc. (Hollstein) (series title)
  • Seascapes (Illustrated Bartsch) (series title)
Date between 1630 and 1708
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate and sheet: 7 3/4 × 10 1/4 inches (19.7 × 26 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S31
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate in reverse, lower right of image: LBAK
Marks Watermark, center left: [obscured by image]
Stamped, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: L. Bakhuisen fecit et exc: cum Privil: ord. Hollandiae et West-Frisiae
November 1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 2020, p. 10.