An English ship drying sails

A port bow view of a ship at anchor with the topsails hauled out to a bowline, courses loosed in the brails and a flag at the main.

This is an unsigned pencil drawing by the Younger, drawn in soft rapid pencil. It has been very approximately dated by the style.

Object Details

ID: PAF6594
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Velde, Willem van de, the Younger
Date made: 1675?
People: Velde, Willem van de, the Younger
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Mount: 136 mm x 199 mm

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