Ships off the Coast in Choppy Waters
Oil painting on canvas, Ships off the Coast in Choppy Waters, Dutch School, mid-17th-century.
first recorded in 1731, no. 46 as 'A Sea Piece"by "Vanderveld"; 1905 inventory as de Vlieger; bequeathed by (Henry John) Ralph Bankes (1902 – 1981) to the National Trust, together with the estates of Corfe Castle and Kingston Lacy and its entire contents in 1981
Marks and inscriptions
Recto: W. VAN DE VELDE 16 (painted in black on fixed gilt label, bottom right-hand side under image)
Makers and roles
Dutch School, artist