A number of vessels are gently run aground in an inlet on a sandy shore, and in the background other vessels are at anchor. Men can be seen walking on the sandbanks.

This work is probably a production of the van de Velde studio, and only partly by Willem van de Velde the Younger.

Key facts

Artist dates
1633 - 1707
Full title
Small Dutch Vessels Aground at Low Water in a Calm
Date made
about 1660
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
32.9 x 36.9 cm
Inscription summary
Acquisition credit
Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number
Location in Gallery