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 William Van de Velde II  (1633 - 1707)

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Lived/Active: United Kingdom/Netherlands/Holland      Known for: marine painting, drawing

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BIOGRAPHY for William Van de Velde II
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Birth
1633 (Amsterdam)
 
Death
1707 (The Hague)

Lived/Active
United Kingdom/Netherlands/Holland


by Lodewijk van der Helst


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marine painting, drawing

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Willem van de Velde II came from one of the greatest seventeenth century families of Dutch masters; his father, Willem van de Velde I (1611-1693), was a first rate draughtsman of marines, whose love of the sea and ships was inherited by his youngest son. Adriaen van de Velde (1636-1672), Willem II's older brother, excelled in the pastoral landscape.  Willem II was influenced by his father, and, especially in the early part of his career, also by his contemporaries, Simon de (showing 500 of 1320 characters).




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