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Profpect aus des General Gouverneurs/Luft-oder Speil Haufs nath der Eden/Compagnie Zimmerwerf in Batavia.

A very rare original pen, brush and ink sketch signed by Johann Wolfgang Heydt (active in Batavia, 1737-1741) of ‘The ships wharf of the V.O.C. at Batavia, seen from the ‘Lusthius’ of the Governor-General. The sheet, which is signed lower left, and is a pen and brush in grey and black ink and grey wash, is a preparatory drawing for illustration plate XVI (p.46) in Heydt’s book ‘Allerneuester geographisch-und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien, oder , Ausfuhrliche und wahrhafte Vorstellung und Beschreibung von den wichtigsten der Hollandisch-Ost[Indischen Compagnie in Africa und Asia zugehorigen Landere, Kusten und Insulen in accurate See-und Land-Karten’, Nuremberg, 1744.

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