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Drawing of an unidentified city


Drawing of an unidentified city

Laerle, Joris Joostensz.

The book labelled “Mayer” in which Joris Joostensz. Laerle drew many fish and coastlines, also contains a sketch of an unidentified city of which it is not clear what it depicts or even if Laerle is the author of the drawing. The city is walled, has many ships at its harbour and there is a river that flows to the sea.

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Sources and literature

Morree, Perry, Dodo's en galjoenen: De reis van het schip Gelderland naar Oost-Indië, 1601-1603