Johannes Kip 1707 The Tower of London

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Artist Biography

Johannes Kip [1653 - 1722] was a Dutch draftsman and engraver who was a native of Amsterdam. He was active in England, after producing works for the court of William of Orange in Amsterdam. Kip accompanied the Court to England and settled in Westminster, where he conducted a thriving print selling business from his house in St. John's Street. He also worked for various London publishers producing engravings, largely for book illustrations. His most important works were the execution of the illustrations for Britannia Illustrata, 1708

Date

1707

Source

Braitannia Illustrata

Volume

1

Plate Number

7

Description

The Tower of London, Commander in Chief by the Right Honorable Robert L. D'Lucas

Print Method

Copper Engraving

Size of Print

35.4 x 48.6 cm. approximately (13.94 x 19.13 in.)

Size of Leaf

41.9 x 52.2 cm. approximately (16.50 x 20.55 in.)

References

Ronald Russell "Guide to British Topographical Prints" pp 20 - 28& 191.

Condition

Fine

Price:
$400.00
SKU:
56752
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