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Vessels in a harbour

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Willem van de Velde de Jonge painted this work shortly after moving to London, as is shown by the signature: ' Londe 1673'. In that year he entered the service of the English king Charles II together with his father Willem van de Velde de Oude. Father and son would remain in England until their deaths, but would paint and draw many scenes there featuring Dutch ships.

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Title Vessels in a harbour
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 47.6 cm
Width 68.2 cm
Artists Schilder: Willem van de Velde (II)
Accession number 1892 (OK)
Credits Aankoop / Purchase: 1866
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1866
Age artist About 40 years old
Exhibitions De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
External exhibitions Zoet&Zout (2012)
Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe
Place of manufacture London > England > Great Britian > United Kingdom > Northern Europe > Europe

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Willem van de Velde (II)

Leiden 1633 - Londen 1707

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