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A Fresh Gale

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: engraving; etching
Maker: Velde, Willem van de, I ?; Velde, Willem van de, II ?; Sallieth, Mathias de
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1764-1791
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 11 3/4 in x 14 1/4 in
Nomenclature: ships of the line; men of war
Classification: seascapes

A seascape of several large ships with billowing sails, including a man of war to the left sailing away from the river to the right with a small boat in tow. In the right foreground is a small, single-sail boat with two men aboard. Another Dutch frigate is visible in the background to the right firing from the port side.


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Velde, Willem van de, II
Dutch painter, 1633-1707
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