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Willem van de Velde : The Battle of Livorno, ca.1654


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Willem van de Velde the Elder

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1611-1693]

• Relationships: Father of Adriaen van de Velde and Willem van de Velde II.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Maritime Art.
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Original works by Willem van de Velde available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Figures on Board Small Merchant Vessels, 1650

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

Notable SiteWillem van de Velde at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteWillem van de Velde at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Dutch Ships near the Coast, 1650s

Notable SiteWillem van de Velde at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
The Battle of Livorno, ca.1655
The Battle of Terheide, 1657
The Council of War on board De Zeven ProvinciŽn, ca.1666-67

Notable SiteWillem van de Velde at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
15 works by Willem van de Velde online

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

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Sailing vessel

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
Many works online

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

Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia - Provenance Research
Warships on a calm sea, 1678

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UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

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Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWillem van de Velde in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWillem van de Velde in the Web Gallery of Art  

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

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Miscellaneous Sites:
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
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Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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An English Ship Close-hauled in a Strong Breeze
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Royal Visit to the Fleet
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Golden Lion' from the Starboard Quarter
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