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Fishing Boats in a Shallow Sea

Fine art

Object connections:

Collection Fine art, Oil paintings, Maritime Art Greenwich
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID BHC0943
Description Coastal craft are shown in a rough sea, with a town and church tower on the horizon to the right. The principal boat in the foreground flies the flag of the States General. The boat in the centre-left is probably a weyschuit used as a small open fishing boat on the Zuider Zee. On the far right, a small open boat has cast a net. The painting has been signed by the artist.
Date made Late 17th century to early 18th century

Artist/Maker Croos, Jan Jacobsz van der
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Palmer Collection. Acquired with the assistance of H.M. Treasury, the Caird Fund, the Art Fund, the Pilgrim Trust and the Society for Nautical Research Macpherson Fund.
Materials oil on panel
Measurements Frame: 602 mm x 820 mm x 60 mm;Painting: 458 x 666 mm
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