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Title

English ships running before a gale


Artist

Willem van de Velde the Younger

Netherlands

1633 - 06 Apr 1707


Details


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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OO1.1961


Artist information

Willem van de Velde the Younger

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Provenance


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


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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"