Jan van de Cappelle

Ships off the Coast

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820 voorzijde

Jan van de Cappelle
Ships off the Coast

1651 Zu sehen in Saal 12

The Amsterdam painter Jan van de Cappelle specialised in seascapes with fishing boats. He often placed the horizon very low, so that there was plenty of space for impressive cloudy skies that determine the atmosphere. That is also the case in this seascape, in which some travellers are being ferried ashore from a ship.

Van de Cappelle was a wealthy entrepreneur and merchant, who painted mainly for pleasure. He was also a collector, possessing 500 drawings by Rembrandt, among other works.

Technische Daten
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Jan van de Cappelle
Ships off the Coast

1651 Zu sehen in Saal 12

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Allgemeine Informationen
Jan van de Cappelle (Amsterdam 1626 - 1679 Amsterdam)
Ships off the Coast
1651
painting
820
Saal 12
Material und technische Daten
oil
canvas
87 x 72.5 cm
Inschriften
middenonder: I V Capelle 1651

Ursprung

R.G. Wilberforce, London, 1887; Charles Crews, London, 1915; Onnes van Nijenrode Collection, Breukelen; Jacques Goudstikker Gallery, Amsterdam, 1920; H.E. ten Cate, Almelo; gift of Sir Henri W.A. Deterding, London, 1936