View of the entrance gate to a town, with shop on the left and semi-circular recessed building on the right, decorated with sculptures in niches flanked by columns of the Corinthian order, from Small Architectural Perspective Views
Small Architectural Perspective Views
after Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, Leeuwarden 1527–1606 (?) Antwerp (?))
Johannes van Doetecum the elder (Netherlandish, active 1554–ca. 1600, died 1605)
Lucas van Doetecum (Netherlandish, active 1554–72, died before 1589)
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Etching; first state of two (Hollstein)
Sheet: 6 1/16 × 8 3/16 in. (15.4 × 20.8 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Not on view
From a series of twenty-eight plates.
Inscription: on frieze above archway: VRIES INVENTOR
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.