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Willem van de Velde : Ships in a Gale
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Willem van de Velde the Younger

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1633-1707]

• Relationships: Son of Willem van de Velde I.
Brother of Adriaen van de Velde.
Studied under Simon de Vlieger.
• 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 SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
The English Ship Hampton Court in a Gale, 1679-81

Notable SiteWillem van de Velde at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Calm Sea, ca.1660

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Ships in a Calm Sea, 1653

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Calm Sea, 1665

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Ships off the Coast, 1672 (Zoom)

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

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Portrait of Michiel de Ruyter (with Ferdinand Bol)

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Ships in the Roads

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 SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   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 SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
11 paintings online

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
The burning of Dutch merchant ships between Terschelling and Vlieland, 19 August 1666

Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
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Boughton House, Northamptonshire, UK
A Dutch Flagship at Anchor and a States Yacht under Sail

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
13 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

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Irkutsk Regional Art Museum, Russia

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

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

Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)  

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
Many works online

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Philadelphia Museum of Art
An English Ship in Action with Barbary Pirates, ca.1680

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Un bateau du type "kaag" appareille

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!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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The Dutch Fleet in the Goeree Roads, 1664

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
4 works online when last checked

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)
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 SiteGoogle Art Project
The Cannon Shot (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

Notable SiteWillem van de Velde at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWillem van de Velde 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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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:
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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.

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