11 April 2002
Willem van de Velde II (Leiden 1633-1707 London)
A Dutch ship and other shipping riding at anchor in a gale
signed with initials
black chalk, pen and brown ink, grey wash
142 x 233 mm.
J. McGouan (L.1496).
Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo, 7th Bt, and by descent to
Mrs. Peter Somervell; Sotheby's, London, 28 March 1968, lot 88 (to Douwes for Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. B-5).
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Probably drawn about 1675.
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