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View of the Cape of Good Hope


View of the Cape of Good Hope

Conradi, Petrus / Plaats, Volkert van der / Fokke, Simon / Kobell jr., Hendrik

View of the Cape of Good Hope with Table Mountain.

The painting shows ships in the harbour, including a Dutch East Indiaman firing a salute. This ship flies the VOC flag of Amsterdam

an 'A' is discernible with the VOC logo underneath. Near this ship a sloop with senior officials, and left in the foreground a native foil.

Compare RP-P-OB-47.339, which is identical but lacks a title.

Was originally included in a book and has two vertical folds.

Please contact Rijksmuseum Amsterdam for reuse and copyrights.