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A Man-O-War and two Lighters

Ludolf Backhuysen (Emden 1631 - Amsterdam 1708), attr.


A Man-O-War and two Lighters

Lot-No. 111

Proceeds : 7.200,00 €


Oil/canvas, 67 x 95,5 cm, lo. le. inscribed LB 1657, seal on the stretcher, relined. - Dutch painter, mostly of maritime subjects. Around 1650 B. came to Amsterdam and worked as writer, later he was mentioned as silk merchant. 1657-61 he was taught painting in the studios of A. van Everdingen and H. Dubbels. In 1663 he became member of the Amsterdam St. Luke's guild. Soon he was recognised as best marine painter besides W. van de Velde. Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), Paris (Louvre), Florenz (Pal. Pitti), London (Nat. Gal.), Vienna (Kunsthist. Mus.) a. others. Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Bernt.

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Ludolf Backhuysen: A Man-O-War and two Lighters


Ludolf Backhuysen (Emden 1631 - Amsterdam 1708), attr.

A Man-O-War and two Lighters

Lot-No. 111

Proceeds : 7.200,00 €

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Oil/canvas, 67 x 95,5 cm, lo. le. inscribed LB 1657, seal on the stretcher, relined. - Dutch painter, mostly of maritime subjects. Around 1650 B. came to Amsterdam and worked as writer, later he was mentioned as silk merchant. 1657-61 he was taught painting in the studios of A. van Everdingen and H. Dubbels. In 1663 he became member of the Amsterdam St. Luke's guild. Soon he was recognised as best marine painter besides W. van de Velde. Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), Paris (Louvre), Florenz (Pal. Pitti), London (Nat. Gal.), Vienna (Kunsthist. Mus.) a. others. Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Bernt.

A Man-O-War and two Lighters