The English Ship Hampton Court in a Gale

Willem van de Velde

The English Ship Hampton Court in a Gale
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 25cm x 22cm

Description

Willem Van de Velde the Younger was a the Dutch marine painter. He emigrated to England with his father in 1674, both were employed in the service of King Charles II. The accurate depiction of the ship enabled it to be identified recently as the seventy-gun galleon the Hampton Court built for the King's first naval fleet. A drawing of the Hampton Court by Willem the Elder (1611-1693) is in the collection of the National Maritime Museum, London.

Image Details

Dimensions
 
1054mm x 1194mm
Medium
 
Oil on canvas
Acquisition
 
Purchased with the aid of the National Art Collections Fund, 1972.
Accession Number
 
1972P53

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