Overlooked Oil Sketch at Dutch Museum Is a Rembrandt

An oil sketch that has languished in obscurity at a Dutch museum for more than a century is now believed to be a true Rembrandt. The Bredius museum in the

Johannes Kip

Johannes "Jan" Kip (1652/53, Amsterdam – 1722, Westminster) was a Dutch draftsman, engraver and print dealer. Together with Leonard Knyff, he made a speciality of engraved views of English landscapes, architecture and country houses. Born in the Netherlands, Johannes Kip settled in England around 1690. He was a topographical engraver most famous for his depictions of country houses in the book; ‘Britannia Illustrata’ on which he collaborated with Leonard Knyff (1707). Although this is his most well known work, he was a prolific artist who worked on many other important projects, including depictions of County Seats contained in the Worthington Collection.