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Dutch Ships on a Harbour

Artist:
Willem van de Velde I (Dutch, Leiden 1611–1693 London)
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, on vellum
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 5/8 x 19 1/8 in. (29.5 x 48.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, in memory of Frits Markus, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.229
Not on view
Signature: in pen and brown ink on flag at center left: W:W:V:Velde
Max von Grunelius-Siftung; Vendor: sale Sotheby's, Amsterdam November 15, 1995, no.115
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 21, 1996–January 6, 1997.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 25, 2004–January 23, 2005.

George R. Goldner, Colta Ives, Carolyn Logan, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1996-1997." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s., vol. 55, no. 2, Autumn 1997, p. 39, ill.



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