Hendrick Danckerts

c. 1627-1680 Holland/Dutch Golden Age

 

Brief Biography-Hendrick Danckerts of The Hague was first an engraver who copied works of Titian and other Italian masters. When he took up painting he journeyed to Italy for instruction where he spent several years. Back in Holland he gained a reputation for landscapes and was invited to England by King Charles II to paint sights of sea ports and royal palaces. He painted in England and Wales, whilst living in London he achieved a successful career selling his works. At one-point James II had twenty-eight of his paintings in his collection. He returned to Holland in 1679 where he spent the remainder of his life. His Brother Johannes Danckerts who lived in Amsterdam for the entirety of his life was a history painter.

 

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greenwich from the
south east

greenwich from the south east

ham house from
the south

ham house from the south

nonsuch palace
attributed

nonsuch palace attributed

royal gardener john
rose presenting

royal gardener john rose presenting a pineappel to king charles two

the old palace
of whitehall

the old palace of whitehall

castle study south
wales

castle study south wales