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Attributed to after Velde, Willem van de, II (Dutch painter, 1633-1707) , An English Ship Becalmed, Firing a Gun

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Title An English Ship Becalmed, Firing a Gun
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist Attributed to after Velde, Willem van de, II (Dutch painter, 1633-1707)
Date Earliest possibly about 1700
Date Latest possibly about 1800
Description An English flagged ship is in right foreground, becalmed, with sails hanging loose and with rowing boats out trying to make headway. Other vessels are seen in left middle distance.
Current Accession Number 123
Former Accession Number 174 (1855)
Subject marine
Measurements 35.5 x 57.8 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Archibald McLellan 1854.
Publications Waagen, G., Treasures of Art in Great Britain, London, III, 1854, p. 290; McLellan Catalogue, Glasgow, 1855, p. 8, no. 174, as manner of W. van de Velde; Hofstede de Groot, C., A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century, VII, London, 1923, W. van de Velde, no. 618d; Miles, H., Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1961, I, pp. 142-143, no. 123, II, p. 85, as imitator of W. van de Velde, not seventeeth century; Robinson, M. S., The Paintings of the Van de Veldes, London, 1990, II, pp. 605-606, no. 587, as a probably eighteenth-century copy after a W. van de Velde composition (of c.1700), possibly by C. van de Velde or S. Scott.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley



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