12 September 2000
Dirk Antoon Teupken (1801-1845)
The Activo in distress, the crew being rescued by the Snodon
signed and dated lower right 'D.A. Teupken 1829' and with an inscription on the mount 'Toestand van het brik schip Activo op 36o Noorder breedte en 18o o' west lengte en het redden der equpagie door het engelse brik schip Snodon den 22 January 1825'
pen and black ink, grey wash and watercolour on paper
44 x 65 cm
See colour illustration
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