The Dutch fleet tacking
On 27 May [OS]/ 6 June 1666, Admiral De Ruyter issued an order to the master of a galjoot to receive van de Velde the Elder on board and to take him wherever he wished to go in the fleet. Van de Velde made a large series of drawings, most of which are in the Boymans Museum, Rotterdam.
This drawing, possibly of this Four Days
Willem van de Velde the Elder
Original size: 201 mm x 495 mm
- Image reference: PY1779
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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