|Artist||after Romeyn de Hooghe|
|Dimensions||Image 174 x 277 mm, Plate 178 x 282 mm, Sheet 205 x 330 mm|
Double prospect of the Dutch Raid on the river Medway in 1667. The Dutch navy attacked the English ships anchored near Chatham and Gillingham, under the command of Lieutenant Admiral Michiel de Ruyter, after capturing the town Sheerness.
Reduced copy of the large prospect by Romeyn de Hooghe after the design of Willem Schellinks, published by Nicolaes Visscher the Elder in 1667.
Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) was a Dutch printmaker, painter and art dealer. He was mostly active in The Hague, Amsterdam and Haarlem.
Willem Schellinks (1623-1678) was a Dutch painter and topographical draughtsman from Amsterdam. He travelled and worked in England, Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany and Malta, and often collaborated with other artists.
Hollstein Dutch, Hooghe, 75 (copy).
Condition: Slight ink offset to plate mark. Pressed vertical folds as issued.