A dismasted ship scudding in a heavy sea

To the left is a starboard bow view of a ship just showing from behind a wave, scudding before the wind under her fore course. The mainmast has been carried away. Another ship appears in the distance, in a similarly perilous situation.

Object Details

ID: PAE5340
Collection: Fine art
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Velde, Willem van de
Date made: 1700?
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Primary support: 140 mm x 185 mm; Mount: 318 mm x 481 mm

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