Deutsch

Hendrik Kobell

1751 Rotterdam 1779

“ By his drawings in ink or watercolor K(obell). – Wurzbach: “marine painter 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)


„ vielen Dank für Ihre Sendung (Würbs, Halle/Saale, von Presslers Garten aus gesehen). Damit war Weihnachten ein voller Erfolg … “

(Frau M. R., 25. Dezember 2011)