Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
A Dutch painter.
Hendrick Danckerts (c.1625 - 1680) was a Dutch Golden Age landscape painter and engraver....[In 1658 he] moved to England where he entered the service of Charles II and the Duke of York. He painted Italianate landscapes, especially views of harbors and royal residences. He also produced portraits and devotional pictures and made engravings after the Italian old masters in the Royal Collection. He left England in 1679 due to the public hostility towards Roman Catholics after the Popish Plot controversy. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hendrick_Danckerts
Hendrick Danckerts paintings
DANCKERTS, HENRY (1630?-1680?), landscape-painter and line-engraver; born at the Hague; painted landscapes and views of the royal palaces for Charles II; decorated panelling in the house of Pepys, the diarist, 1669; left England in consequence of the 'popish plot,' 1679; engraved portraits of Charles II and of some Dutch dignitaries.---Dictionary of National Biography: Index and Epitome. S. Lee, 1906.
Paintings of Hendrick Danckerts (fl. 1645–1679): http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Hend...
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