La flota holandesa en Goere
Same size as the original artwork
With certificate of authenticity
Willem van de Velde II
Willem van de Velde II was a Dutch painter, a member of a family of painters of Flemish origin. He was the son of Willen van Velde I and, like him, specialised in seascape painting. Around 1648 he continued his training with Simon de Vlieger, who encouraged him to realise atmospheric seascapes, which contrasted with the more prosaic work of his father
The Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum is a Madrid art gallery exhibiting the works of old and modern masters. It owes its existence to the lease agreement (1988) and the subsequent acquisition by the Spanish Government (1993), of the most valuable core of the private collection built over seven decades by the Thyssen-Bornemisza family.