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Studio of Velde, Willem van de, II (Dutch painter, 1633-1707) , A Dutch Vessel Pushing Off from Shore, with Others Under Sail

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Title A Dutch Vessel Pushing Off from Shore, with Others Under Sail
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist Studio of Velde, Willem van de, II (Dutch painter, 1633-1707)
Previously attributed to after Velde, Willem van de, II (Dutch painter, 1633-1707)
Date Earliest probably about 1670
Date Latest possibly about 1700
Signed yes
Description In centre is a ship with sails partly raised as she is pushed off by crewmen from the shore. The Dutch flag flutters at her masthead. Other ships, already under sail are seen to left and right with others at anchor to the right.
Current Accession Number 9
Former Accession Number 16 (1855)
Inscription front lc '[W. V. Velde]'
Subject marine
Measurements 32.7 x 50.8 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Archibald McLellan 1854.
Provenance Possibly bought by Archibald McLellan, John Smith, dealer, London, 26 December 1843, £10.
Publications Waagen, G., Treasures of Art in Great Britain, London, III, 1854, p. 290, as by Backhuijsen; McLellan Catalogue, Glasgow, 1855, p. 4, no. 16, as by W. van de Velde I; Hofstede de Groot, C., A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century, VII, London, 1923, Backhuijsen, no. 207; Miles, H., Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1961, I, p. 143, no. 9, II, p. 85, as after W. van de Velde II; Robinson, M. S., The Paintings of the Van de Veldes, London, 1990, II, pp. 896-897, no. 145(1), as 'probably a studio work c. 1700 based on a lost version by W. van de Velde II, c. 1670'.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley
 

 

 

 

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