Pieter Rijcx (1630-1674)

In the Laurens church in Rotterdam lies the sea hero Witte Cornelisz. The With (1599-1658).

On October 29, 1658, he became deadly injured during the Battle of the Sont because of two musket bullets. Only on October 7, 1659, he will be buried ceremonially at the Grote or Laurens church in Rotterdam. Ten years later, in 1669, the sculptor Pieter Rijcx (1630-1674) produced an impressive sculpture of the design of Jacob Lois (1620-1676). Tombe of the Dutch seahero Witte de With in the Laurenschurch in Rotterdam. See: https://lnkd.in/d6pSuwU

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