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A River Scene with Dutch Vessels Becalmed
Jan van de Cappelle

The row-barge in the foreground towards the left has a Dutch ensign, and most of the other vessels have Dutch flags.

This painting is comparable in style with Cappelle's 'A Shipping Scene with a Dutch Yacht firing a Salute', which is dated 1650.

Key facts
Artist Jan van de Cappelle
Artist dates 1626 - 1679
Full title A River Scene with Dutch Vessels Becalmed
Date made about 1650
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 112 x 153.5 cm
Inscription summary Signed
Acquisition credit Bequeathed by Lord Revelstoke, 1929
Inventory number NG4456
Location in Gallery Not on display
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