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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.
• Browse all:  Dutch artists

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Original works by Ludolf Backhuysen available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
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 SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

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 SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

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

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
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   NEW!

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

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

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

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

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

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
Shipping - A Fresh Breeze

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:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(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 at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteLudolf Backhuysen in the Web 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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Ludolf Backhuysen at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Ludolf Backhuysen  
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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
Biographical info

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