Adina Sommer`s Rare Antique Maps and Contemporary Art
De Vesting Tijen Tsing Weij.
|Artist||Schley, van der (1715-1779)|
|Jakob van der Schley (1715 -1779) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart (1673-1733) whose style he subsequently copied. His main interests were engraving portraits and producing illustrations for "La Vie de Marianne" by Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux (1688-1763), published in The Hague between 1735 and 1747. He also engraved the frontispieces for a 15-volume edition of the complete works of Pierre de Brantôme (1540-1614), "Oeuvres du seigneur de Brantôme", published in The Hague in 1740. Most of the plates in the Hague edition of Prévost's "Histoire générale des voyages" are signed by van der Schley.|
|Title||De Vesting Tijen Tsing Weij.|
View of the fortress Tyen-Tsing-Wey in China.
|Place of Publication||Amsterdam|
|Dimensions (cm)||17,5 x 26|
( A reproduction can be ordered individually on request. )