Willem van de Velde the Younger
(Dutch, 1633 - 1707)
This person is associated with: Dutch Golden Age
Dutch marine painter, son of Willem van de Velde the Elder and brother of Adriaen van de Velde. In 1673, he moved to London with his father who was commissioned by King Charles II to paint sea battles. The father drew and the son painted. Much of van der Velde's works consist of views of various sailing craft off the coast of Holland. The ships were portrayed with great accuracy and remain a valuable source of 17th century maritime precision to this day.
Name:Willem van de Velde the Younger
Dates:1633 - 1707
Nationality:Dutch
Sex:No data
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Top owners of works by this artist
National Maritime Museum - London47 artworks
National Gallery - London16 artworks
National Trust - UK11 artworks
Wallace Collection - London8 artworks
Rijksmuseum - Amsterdam8 artworks
Government Art Collection - UK8 artworks
Private collection7 artworks
Civic Collections - United Kingdom5 artworks
Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Windsor Castle5 artworks
Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Buckingham Palace5 artworks
Yale Center for British Art4 artworks

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This person died over 70 years ago (in 1707).