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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.


Related People

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