willem van de velde the younger
(bapt. 18 December 1633 - 6 April 1707) was a Dutch marine painter.
Willem van de Velde was baptised on 18 December 1633 in Leiden, Holland, Dutch Republic.
A son of Willem van de Velde the Elder, also a painter of sea-pieces, Willem van de Velde, the younger, was instructed by his father, and afterwards by Simon de Vlieger, a marine painter of repute at the time, and had achieved great celebrity by his art before he came to London. In 1673 he moved to England, where he was engaged by Charles II, at a salary of £100, to aid his father in "taking and making draughts of sea-fights", his part of the work being to reproduce in color the drawings of the elder van de Velde. He was also patronized by the Duke of York and by various members of the nobility.
He died on 6 April 1707 in London, England. Related Paintings of willem van de velde the younger :. | Cornelis de Tromp's former flagship the 'Gouden Leeuw' on the IJ in front of Amsterdam | Dutch Smalschips and a Rowing Boat | The Battle of Terheide | The Battle of Terheide, 10 August 1653: episode from the First Anglo-Dutch War | Ships in a calm |
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painted Sketch of the 1836 Waterloo Banqet by William Salter in 1836