A squadron of Dutch war ships sail before the wind on a rough sea. The yacht sails directly at the ship in the middle of the canvas; a collision seems almost inevitable. As the vessels are small, the scene must take place near the coast. The low-lying horizon means that a large part of the composition is made up of the cloudy skies, which are blown apart by the hard wind.
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|Title||Storm on the Dutch Coast|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Width 188 cm
Height 148 cm
|Accession number||1019 (OK)|
|Credits||Aankoop / Purchase: 1864|
|Age artist||About 51 years old|
Boijmans bij de Buren - Maritieme Meesters (2021)
|Geographical origin||Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
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