Lot 15
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Follower of Willem van de Velde the Younger

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 USD
Sold
32,500 USD
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Description

  • Follower of Willem van de Velde the Younger
  • An English ship in a gale attempting to lie-to
  • oil on canvas
  • 29 7/8  by 24 7/8  in.; 75.9 by 63.1 cm. 

Provenance

Unidentified sale, London, Sotheby's, 1959 (according to Robinson the picture was not found in the sale of 28 October 1959, see Literature);
With Colnaghi & Co. Ltd., London;
From whom purchased by Sir Robert Abdy (d. November 1976), 8 January 1960 (as Willem van de Velde the Younger) (according to a label on the reverse, see Literature);
Anonymous sale ('The Property of a Gentleman'), Amsterdam, Sotheby's, 9 May 2006, lot 66 (as Follower of Willem van de Velde the Younger);
There acquired by the present collectors. 

Literature

M.S. Robinson, The paintings of the Willem van de Veldes, Greenwich 1990, vol. 2, p. 1118, cat. no. 771/5. 
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