About the artist

Matthias de Sallieth was born in Prague. He moved to the Northern Netherlands and died in Rotterdam in 1791.
His profession was engraver.
He started as a plate worker for J.E Mansfeld in Vienna. Afterwards he moved to Paris, where he worked for J.P. Le Bas.
In 1778 he moved to Holland and installed himself at Schoonderloo, near Delfshaven and Rotterdam. His last and not completed work, Nieuwpoort, was completed after his death and printed in Paris.