WILLEM VAN DE VELDE
Willem van de Velde the Younger (baptized December 18, 1633 in Leiden, † April 6, 1707 in Greenwich) was a Dutch painter, who is considered together with his father as the most important naval painter of the 17th century. Both the Dutch Navy and the British Navy have commissioned numerous works from the van de Velde family.
SHIPS & SEA
SHIPS IN A HARBOUR
The city of Dordrecht is the title of a painting by Willem van de Velde. It shows part of the pier with many ships going up and down. In the background, the viewer vaguely recognizes a city silhouette. Brown and blue tones predominate with accents in red.