ENGLISH WARSHIP FIRING A SALUTE
December 31, 1689
Sultan Husayn Bayqara 1470–1506
English Warship Firing a Salute
Netherlands, 17th century
Oil on canvas
Framed: 91 x 103 x 4 cm (35 13/16 x 40 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.); Unframed: 63.7 x 77.5 cm (25 1/16 x 30 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Noah L. Butkin 1975.80
Van de Velde and his father picked up their lives in Amsterdam in 1672 and moved to England to paint for the king. Their paintings of the Royal Navy’s massive ships celebrated England’s power in war and trade.
Front, lower center near edge, signed and dated in paint Reverse: top stretcher, stencil "360 V"; hand written in pencil "Left"; hand written in pencil (red) "18"; Vertical center bar: Label with hand written pencil "K.L Patterson"; hand written pencil " #5"; Signed lower center: "W. V. Velde J. 1690"; horizontal center bar: hand written w/grease pencil "10120".
[Norton Galleries, New York]
1968-1975 Mr. and Mrs. Noah L. Butkin, Cleveland, by gift to the Cleveland Museum of Art, 1975
- Rufus L. Patterson (1872-1943), New York
1835-1885 Frederick Paul Harford, Down Place, Windsor, sold, Christie's London, 06/1885
1751-1771 Frederick Calvert (1731-1771), Sixth Lord Baltimore
1771-1835 Henry Harford (d. 1771)
-1751 Charles Cavert (1699-1751), Fifth Lord Baltimore
The Cleveland Museum of Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art Catalogue of Paintings, Part 3: European Paintings of the 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1982. Reproduced: p. 283; Mentioned: p. 282
Cleveland Museum of Art (02/03/1976 - 03/07/1976) "Year in Review" (cat. no. 63, illus. pp. 40)
Cleveland Museum of Art (07/10/1973 - 09/02/1973) "Duch Art and Life in the Seventeenth Century" (no catalogue)
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL (10/01/1997 - 04/19/1998) "Re-presenting the Baroque" (no catalogue)
Art Institute of Chicago (10/20/2003 - 01/19/2004); Philadelphia Museum of Art (02/15/2004 - 05/30/2004); Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (06/18/2004 - 09/26/2004) "Manet and the Sea" (exh. cat. pp. 7, fig. 7)
Re-presenting the Baroque. Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art (organizer) (October 1, 1997-April 1, 1998).
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