Portrait of the 'Superbe'? by Willem van de Velde the Elder

Portrait of the 'Superbe'?

Willem van de Velde the Elder

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Portrait of the 'Superbe'?

Possibly a portrait of the French ship 'Superbe', viewed from the starboard quarter. She was built in 1671 as the 'Vermandois', 68-76 guns. She was renamed in 1671 and broken up in 1687. On the tafferel, there is a crowned shield bearing three fleurs-de-lis amid arms and trophies. Immediately below there are five windows and below these, a further eight windows. There are Tritons on the rail above. The drawing probably shows one of the two sister ships, 'Orgueilleux', or 'Superbe'. The former remained in port in 1672 to have a third deck added, but des Rabesni
Willem van de Velde, the Elder

Original size: 378 mm x 644 mm

  • Image reference: PY9358

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