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Ludolf Backhuysen: Ship in a Storm, 1667
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Ludolf Backhuysen

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, ca.1631-1708]

• Also known as:  Ludolf Bakhuysen
Ludolf Bakhuizen
Ludolf Backhuyzen
• Relationships: Studied under Allart van Everdingen.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Maritime Art.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteLudolf Backhuysen at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Coastal Scene with a Man-of-War and other Vessels, 1692

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of an Artist, 1688

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteLudolf Backhuysen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteLudolf Backhuysen at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Ships in Distress off a Rocky Coast, 1667

Notable SiteLudolf Backhuysen at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Ships in Distress in a Heavy Storm, 1690

Notable SiteLudolf Backhuysen at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
17 works by Ludolf Backhuysen online

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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Dutchmen Embarking Onto a Yacht

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK
Boats in a Storm

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire
Harbor Scene with Warships

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Fishing Vessels Offshore in a Heavy Sea, 1684

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)  

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
13 paintings online by Ludolf Backhuysen (Bakhuizen)

National Museum of Art of Romania

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Ships in a Stormy Sea off a Coast, ca.1700-05

Norwich Museums, England

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Mer houleuse
Tempête sur les côtes de Norvège

Ludolf Backhuysen at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Wallace Collection, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Vejle Kunstmuseum, Denmark (in Danish)  

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, England
Shipping in a Storm off the Coast of Norway

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteLudolf Backhuysen in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Ships in Distress in a Heavy Storm

Notable SiteLudolf Backhuysen at CGFA  

Notable SiteWeb Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Ludolf Backhuysen  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
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Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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