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Sea Fight

Artist:
Willem van de Velde II (Dutch, Leiden 1633–1707 London)
Date:
mid-17th–early 18th century
Medium:
Pen and brush and brown and gray ink; traces of a framing line in black chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 x 11 1/8 in. (17.8 x 28.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1051.12
Not on view
Inscription: Verso center in pen and brown ink "Mn12"(?)
Verso lower center in pen and brown ink: A71
Verso lower center in pencil: use board

Marking: At lower right, the collector's mark of John Charles Robinson (Lugt 1433). Verso: at lower left, the collector's mark of Chambers Hall (Lugt 551)
Chambers Hall (British, 1786–1855); Sir John Charles Robinson (British, 1824–1913); his sale, Christie's, London, May 12–14, 1902, lot 422 (£12); Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
George Sidney Hellman "Drawings by Dutch and Flemish artists in the Metropolitan Museum" in Print-Collector's Quarterly. vol. 5, December 1915, pp. 380, 383, ill.



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