Hendrik de Meyer (c1600-1690)

Artist Name Hendrik de Meyer (c1600-1690)
Title View of River Dort with Dordrecht in the Distance
Description This interesting and busy Dutch Old Master marine oil painting on panel is by noted Dutch artist Hendrik de Meyer. Painted circa 1660 the painting is a view of the Dort river with many boating vessels on it. In the background is Dordrecht, the oldest city in Holland with a rich history and culture. A beautiful example of a Dutch Old Master oil painting.
Provenance Robert Dunthorne & Co., The Rembrandt Gallery. Stamped.
Medium Oil on Panel
Size 40 x 27 inches
Frame Housed in a fine period carved giltwood frame, 49 inches by 35 inches and in good condition.
Condition Good condition
Biography Henrik I de Meyer or Meijer, called the Elder  (c1600-1690). Born in Rotterdam with various dates ranging from 1600 -1620. He died before 1690 again with various dates around 1683. Noted to be a painter of Military subjects. Active in Rotterdam in 1660. His works have often be attributed to Hendrik II de Meyer  (1737-1793) and vice versa.
Price SOLD