View of Amsterdam

Accession Number

View of Amsterdam

Auguste Louis Lepère

Artist Nationality
French (culture or style)

Object Creation Date

Medium & Support
etching on paper

12 1/8 in x 7 7/8 in (30.8 cm x 20 cm);19 3/8 in x 14 3/8 in (49.21 cm x 36.51 cm);10 3/16 in x 6 1/2 in (25.88 cm x 16.51 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. James Shearer II

Subject matter
This print depicts ships at a pier, loading and unloading, in the city of Amsterdam.

Physical Description
In the right foreground, cutting across diagonally, is a pier with figures moving around. At the pier are some ships, and in the middle ground is a strip of water and a row of darkly shadowed buildings. In the background are some faint towers that jut into the sky.

Primary Object Classification

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Collection Area

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canals (waterways)
cathedrals (buildings)
cityscapes (representations)
modern and contemporary art

2 Related Resources

Christian Churches
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Religious Buildings
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)

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