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William Van de Velde II

 (1633 - 1707)
William Van de Velde II was active/lived in United Kingdom, Netherlands, Holland.  William Van de Velde II is known for marine painting, drawing.

by Lodewijk van der Helst

Biography   William Van de Velde II


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 Vlieger and Abraham van Beyeren. 

Willem II's early works are highly finished and carefully crafted. As he matured, his style broadened and he achieved his effects with a greater economy of brushstrokes. His palet   ...  Displaying 750 of 1320 characters.

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THE SURRENDER OF THE ROYAL PRINCE DURING THE FOUR DAYS' BATTLE, 1ST-4TH JUNE 1666
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A Calm - A smalschip and a kaag at anchor with an English man-o'-war beyond
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