(1) This is part of a series of decorative designs made for the house of Ebbo Vissering (1791- circa 1845) for his house in Leer (Germany), Mühlenstrasse 31. Other designs for this house by the same hand are in the Westfries Museum, Hoorn (H. Bosma, 'Het Verderf van onze kunst in de 18de eeuw, het zogenaamd behangselschilderen ...', over de Nederlandse behangselschilderkunst .., Leids Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek 1985, 1987, pp. 357-7, pls. 2, 4 and 5)
(2-3) The house Otterspoor, built in the 17th Century, is known to have belonged to Jacob van Lennep the Younger, who died in 1743. Daniel Stoopendaal made an engraving of it for De Zegepralende Vecht, Amsterdam, 1719, pl. 22
(2) See illustration on p.