Ship in Rough Water, Hercules Segers, c. 1625 - c. 1630

Ship in Rough Water, Hercules Segers, c. 1625 - c. 1630

line etching with light crosshatching and stopping-out, printed in yellowish-white on paper prepared with a light brown ground that was then painted over with a dark brown paint, h 102mm × w 170mm Catalogue entry

This little ship in a vast swirling sea is printed in light ink on a dark ground. As a result the atmosphere of this etching differs entirely from the rest of this maritime ensemble.

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