Auction 119, Lot 469

"Afbeelding van de Stad en Revier van Rochester, Chattam…1667", Stoopendaal, Daniel

Subject: England

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 9.5 inches
34.3 x 24.1 cm

A very lively copper engraving depicting one of the most famous battles in the war between the English and Dutch. The panorama covers the region of Rochester and the entrance to the River Thames, where the Dutch fleet destroyed and captured numerous British ships, including the Royal Charles. The city of Rochester is well defined with the river and bay filled with burning ships. The hills overlooking the battle scene show numerous on-lookers and an army rushing into battle


Condition: A

Lovely impression and color.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $130

Closed on 5/9/2007