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Title

Fishing Vessels Offshore in a Heavy Sea

Artist

Ludolph Backhuysen

Date

1684

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G309
Fishing Vessels Offshore in a Heavy Sea, Ludolph Backhuysen
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 25 1/2 x 38 1/2 in. (64.77 x 97.79 cm) (canvas)33 1/8 x 46 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (84.14 x 118.11 x 6.99 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture: Europe, Netherlands
Style: 17th century
Inscriptions: Signature and Date L (on spar in water): [L BACKH]; LC (on buoy): [1684] On verso: UL in white chalk: [E5975]UL MIA loan label: [L82.288 from Douwes]LL in graphite [t1/19]CL label: [Richard Green / Fishing Vessels Offshore in a Heavy Sea / 44 Dover Street / London W1X 4JQ / stock # Y83]LR Douwes label: [Fishing Vessels
Physical Description: Seventeenth-century Dutch Marine landscape with fishing boats in a rough sea.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of John Hawley, by exchange
Accession Number: 82.84
Artist: Ludolph Backhuysen, Dutch, 1631 - 1708
Role: Artist
Nationality: Dutch
Life Dates: Dutch, 1631 - 1708
Added to Site: February 28, 2009