The Departure of a Dignitary from Middelburg, Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne, 1615

The Departure of a Dignitary from Middelburg, Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne, 1615

oil on panel, h 63.2cm × w 131.6cm. More details

The warship De Zeehondt is being towed to sea from the harbour of Middelburg by four muscular draught horses. The identity of the departing person who is drawing so much attention from a multitude of lowand high-ranking people is unknown. However, it must have been someone of standing, for even Stadtholder Maurice’s yacht is present; it fires a salute.

On display in room 2.5 Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne Landscapes History scenes

Collections with this work

RijksStudio

Danny Perrenet added this work to Danny verzameling

March 25 2015 - 4 works

Mignonne Grubben added this work to Kunst in Context III

March 24 2015 - 26 works

a.a. VAN hERWAARDEN added this work to Scheepvaart

March 24 2015 - 58 works

Make your own creations with this work