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    Sale 11787

    Old Master & British Drawings

    5 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 39

    Willem van de Velde II (Leiden 1633-1707 London)

    Dutch shipping in a naval anchorage in a light breeze

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Willem van de Velde II (Leiden 1633-1707 London)
    Dutch shipping in a naval anchorage in a light breeze
    fragmentary signature 'W.' (recto) and inscribed 'ëen seylend acsi [?]' and '[...] s h jacht van ams[terdam] [?]' (verso)
    black chalk, pen and black ink, grey wash, fragmentary watermark with letters WR
    7¼ x 20 in. (18.3 x 50.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 14 November 1994, lot 133B; where bought by the present owner.