In the left foreground is a 'kaag' (a Dutch vessel with a straight raking stem and clinker-built). The man-of-war, the big vessel behind, has the arms of the Province of Holland on her stern and flies a Dutch ensign.

Key facts

Artist dates
1633 - 1707
Full title
Two Small Vessels and a Dutch Man-of-War in a Breeze
Date made
about 1660
Medium and support
Oil on oak
24.2 x 29.8 cm
Inscription summary
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1871
Inventory number
Location in Gallery