Hendrik Kobell

1751 Rotterdam 1779

“ By his drawings in ink or watercolor K(obell). – Wurzbach: “seascapist and excellent draughtsman” – had immediate success with the collectors in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, as in England, too, whither he supplied seascapes for the admiralty … Several drawings of K.’s have been engraved in the 18th century, by … van der Meer (2 sets of flooding sceneries of 1775 and 1776) ”

(Adolph Staring in Thieme-Becker XXI [1927], p. 48)

„ Beste heer Niemeyer, Hartelijk dank voor de snelle terugboeking (concerning a bill paid for already one year ago). Zoiets schept altijd vertrouwen! Beste groeten “

(Mijnheer P. E., 3. Februar 2009)