View of building in Amsterdam. From "Afbeelding der voornaamste gebouwen van Amsterdam" by Pieter Schenk.
Minor browning. In beautiful colour.
Pieter Schenk, a Dutch engraver and publisher, was born 1655 in Elberfeld, Germany. He settled to Amsterdam and became a scholar of Gerhard Valck. He married Valck's sister in 1687. Afterwards, the Valck and Schenk families where active as print sellers, publishers and printers of maps, atlases and architectural drawings as well globes. The published atlases mainly based on reworked plates of Visscher, Sanson and Janssonius. He died in 1718.
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Pieter Schenk: Templum Insulare.
Copper engraving of an architectural illustration. Templum Insulare, Amsterdam. Printed circa 1700.
Netherlands - Schenk, Pieter - Templum Insulare