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An image of English ships running before a gale by Willem van de Velde the Younger

Willem van de Velde the Younger

(Netherlands 1633 – 06 Apr 1707)

Title
English ships running before a gale
Other titles:
Seascape, men-o-war in a squall
Ships in a rough sea
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

32.0 x 52.0 cm stretcher; 51.0 x 71.5 x 6.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1961
Accession number
OO1.1961
Location
Not on display
Provenance (4)

Lt. Col. Harold Boyd-Rochfort, pre 02 Jul 1958, Republic of Ireland, Sold Sotheby's London, 2 July 1958 lot no. 162, "The property of Lt. Col. Harold Boyd-Rochfort, removed from Middleton Park, Westmeath, Eire"

Duits, London, 02 Jul 1958-16 Nov 1958, London/England, Purchased Sotheby's London, 2 July 1958, lot no. 162, "The property of Lt. Col. Harold Boyd-Rochfort, removed from Middleton Park, Westmeath, Eire". Duits stock no. 803 as 'Ships in a rough sea', listed in Index cards of works sold not listed in W.E. Duits index cards. Duits index cards now in the collection of the Getty Research Institute.

Christopher Norris, post 16 Nov 1958, England, Purchased from Duits, London

W.R. Drown, pre 28 Apr 1961, England, Purchased by the AGNSW from W.R. Drown 1961

Bibliography (2)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1961 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1961. no. 45

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 134 (illus.). no. 412, as "Studio of"

Exhibition history (1)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1961, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Apr 1962–25 May 1962