Adina Sommer`s Rare Antique Maps and Contemporary Art
Kuchin een sineesche Stadt in het Lantschan Peking../ Kuchin urbs regionis Peking, ad amnem Guei,..
|Petrus Schenck, (1660 – 1711) was a German engraver and cartographer active in Amsterdam and Leipzig. Valck was married to Maria Bloteling, the sister of the Amsterdam engraver Abraham Bloteling. In 1687 Schenk married Gerard's sister Agatha Valck. In 1694, together with Valck, he bought some of the copperplates of the artdealer and cartographer Johannes Janssonius. Along with Valck and Bloteling, he produced prints for the London market, though it is not known if he ever went there with them.|
|Title||Kuchin een sineesche Stadt in het Lantschan Peking../ Kuchin urbs regionis Peking, ad amnem Guei,..|
Decorative, rare and early view of Kuchin. a river port near Beijing,
Depicted is the important port of Kuchin, on the Gui River, between Beijing and Tianjin. Kuchin was linked to the Great Canal.
Schenk was inspired by a view by Dutch diplomat Johannes Nieuhoff, who visited Kuchin in the 1650's.
|Place of Publication||Amsterdam|
|Dimensions (cm)||21,5 x 26|
( A reproduction can be ordered individually on request. )