View of Sheerness? by Willem van de Velde the Elder

View of Sheerness?

Willem van de Velde the Elder

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View of Sheerness?

Here, van de Velde depicts Sheerness, a port town on the mouth of the River Medway in Kent. The drawing has a relatively low horizon and an expansive sky. The town's dockyard is viewed from just outside the palisade to the north. On the extreme left are a bell tower and a ship in dock. There are also a number of little dwellings depicted on the left, as well as masts of ships in the background extending into the sky. To the right is the Medway, with ships and vessels at anchor. The drawing is inscribed on the back in ink with the number of a former owner, Whyte: 'No. 28 RW'. It has been dated based on its watermark and presumed to have been drawn around the time of van de Velde's return to the Medway after the battle of Schooneveld.
Willem van de Velde, the Elder

Original size: 186 mm x 573 mm

  • Image reference: PY9378

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