Sunday, June 28, 2015

1600s English Houses & Gardens by Hendrick Danckerts (1625-1689)



1670s Hendrick Danckerts (Dutch artist, 1625-1689) Royal Gardener John Rose presenting to pineappel to King Charles II

Hendrick Danckerts (c.1625-1680) was a Dutch landscape painter who moved to England, entering the service of Charles II & amp; the Duke of York, in 1658. Born in The Hague, Danckerts Began His career as an engraver & amp; in 1651, he Entered That city's Guild of St Luke. From around 1653-7, Danckerts Traveled in Italy determined to improve His painting technique. On his return to Holland, he established himself as a landscape painter, before Charles II invited him to England. He painted landscapes, especially views of harbors & amp; royal residences. He left England in 1679, to the two public hostility towards Roman Catholics after the Popish Plot controversy. Charles commissioned several important pieces from Danckerts, & amp; by 1688, The Royal Collection owned 29 works by the Dutch painter.


1660 attr Hendrick Danckerts (Dutch artist, from 1625 to 1689) View of Windsor Castle from the River



 1670 attr Hendrick Danckerts (Dutch artist, from 1625 to 1689) The Manor House, Creswells



1670s Hendrick Danckerts (Dutch artist, 1625-1689) View of the Queen's House and Greenwich Palace from One Tree Hill



 1675 attr Hendrick Danckerts (Dutch artist, from 1625 to 1689) A View Of St James's And The Gardens Overlooking St James's Park From The South West.



1675 attr Hendrick Danckerts (Dutch artist, from 1625 to 1689) Ham House from the South (around 1675-1679)



1675 Hendrick Danckerts (Dutch artist, 1625-1689) Classical Figures in a Garden



1675 Hendrick Danckerts (Dutch artist, 1625-1689) Whitehall from St James's Park


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