Oil/canvas, 91 x 122 cm, lo. le. fragment of a signature Stork as well as indistinctly dat. by another hand, some rest., relined. - Dutch veduta a. marine painter. The painter works in the tradition of Ludolf Backhuysen, but nothing is known about his formal training. S. painted topographically exact harbour views of Dutch towns while his vedutas of Italian cities are imaginative capricci. - Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), St. Petersburg (Hermitage), Paris (Louvre), London (Nat. Gall.), New York (Metrop. Mus.) a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bernt.