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Willem van de Velde (II)

Qualifications
painter, draftsman
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish, English
Born
Leiden 1633-12/1633-12-18
baptized 18 December 1633
Deceased
London (England) 1707-04-06
according to Van der Willigen died 17 April 1707
Family relationships
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son of Willem van de Velde I (1610 - 1693) and Judith Adriaens van Leeuwen; brother of Adriaen van de Velde; married to 1) Pieternelle le Maire from Weesp in Amsterdam on 23 March 1652 (De Vries 1886), and 2) to Magdalena Walraven (died 1712) in Amsterdam in 1656; father of Willem van de Velde III, Pieter, Sara (1671-1712) and Cornelis van de Velde (1674 - ca. 1714)
See also
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Willem van de Velde II often painted sea backgrounds in Van der Helst's portraits.
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
marine (as genre), beach scene, winter landscape, landscape (as genre), portrait, architecture (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-01-31; Modification on: 2020-06-08

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