Barthélemy de La Rocque, also Bartholomaeus Roque, was a Swiss painter, draftsman and engraver. He came from Geneva to Copenhagen in 1739 and worked in Denmark until 1750. During this time he created views of Christianshavn, etchings of King Christian VI. and 7 large views of Copenhagen. He produced works for the Den Danske Vitruvius, a richly illustrated work on Danish monumental buildings, and worked for the Royal Collection. Later he worked in Germany, among others for the landgrave Hessen-Darmstadt and in the Palatinate. In 1759 he was mentioned as Hofkupfertecher in Mannheim.
Barthélemy de La Rocque: Rotterdam
Stunning 18th Century Manuscript Plan of Rotterdam.Manuscript map of Rotterdam, Delfshaven and surroundings by Barthélemy de La Rocque, a well-known Swiss draftsman and engraver. Shows the...