Auction 93, Lot 214

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

Subject: England

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 9.5 inches
34.3 x 24.1 cm

Lively copper engraving depicting one of the most famous battles in the war between the English and Dutch. The panorama depicts 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 depicted 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.

References:

Condition: A

Stain in margin, else fine.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/6/2000

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