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A quarter-gallery of the 'Royal Sovereign' (Br, 1701)
The drawing is an offset rubbed on the back. It is signed in pen and brown ink lower right 'W.V.V.J.' and inscribed lower left 'Roijal soverijn'. The 'Royal Sovereign' was launched at Woolwich in 1701. Van de Velde's painting of her (BHC3614) is dated 1703. It is possibly a study for van de Velde's painting of the. Robinson suggests that another drawing of a detail of the same ship may have been drawn from a ship model. Watermark 18bb.
Willem van de Velde, the Younger
Original size: 423 mm x 269 mm
- Image reference: PW7036
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London