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A Dutch squadron forming line of battle, May 1672?, c.1672 (pencil, wash)

A Dutch squadron forming line of battle, May 1672?, c.1672 (pencil, wash)


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A Dutch squadron forming line of battle, May 1672?, c.1672 (pencil, wash)

7341974 A Dutch squadron forming line of battle, May 1672?, c.1672 (pencil, wash) by Velde, Willem van de, the Elder (1611-93); 25.4x42.2 cm; National Maritime Museum, London, UK; (add.info.: Creator: Willem van de Velde the Elder
In the centre, a lee-quarter view of a ship under topsails with the wind on the port quarter (?'...gerk); © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Media ID 38515616

© © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London / Bridgeman Images

Amred Forces Sail Boat Sail Boats Sailboats Sailing Ship Dutch Netherlands Flemish Art Flemish Artist Hollander Hollanders Marines Maritime Force Naval Force Naval Infantry Netherland Netherlands Holland Dutch The Netherland


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This stunning print captures a pivotal moment in Dutch naval history, as a squadron forms line of battle in May 1672. The meticulous detail and skillful hand of artist Willem van de Velde the Elder bring this scene to life, showcasing the power and precision of the Dutch fleet during this tumultuous period. The central focus on a ship under topsails with the wind on the port quarter highlights the strategic positioning and readiness of these formidable vessels. The sense of anticipation and tension is palpable, as each member of the squadron prepares for battle with unwavering determination. Van de Velde's masterful use of pencil and wash creates a dynamic composition that draws viewers into the heart of this maritime confrontation. Every line and stroke conveys movement, strength, and unity among these naval forces. As we gaze upon this historic artwork, we are transported back in time to witness firsthand the bravery and skill displayed by Dutch sailors who defended their homeland against all odds. This print serves as a timeless reminder of courage in the face of adversity, capturing a moment that will forever be etched in nautical lore.

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