Ice Skating before the Gate of Saint George
Frans Huys


Hieronymus Cock


Production date
circa 1558
Object number

Engraving; two states known

Signed at lower left: · H · cock excudeb; at lower right: ·F·H·
29.6 cm x 23.2 cm

A bridge with wagons leads to city gate across middle ground, while skaters fill the frozen canal.

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A fleet of galleys escorted by a caravel
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Armed four-masted ship making for a port
Ice Skating before the Gate of Saint George