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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 SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Sailing vessel

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

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
Many works online

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

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

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
The Grand Review of the Army on Hounslow Heath

Art Market:
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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 SiteWillem van de Velde at 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)  

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

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Miscellaneous Sites:
UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
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

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