An image of English ships running before a gale

Willem van de Velde the Younger

(Netherlands 1633 – 06 Apr 1707)

English ships running before a gale

Other titles:
Seascape, men-o-war in a squall, Ships in a rough sea
Location
Not on display
Media
Painting
Medium
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
Provenance
W.R. Drown, pre 28 Apr 1961, England, Purchased by the AGNSW from W.R. Drown 1961
Christopher Norris, post 16 Nov 1958, England, Purchased from Duits, London
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.
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"