Warships in a Heavy Storm, Ludolf Bakhuysen, c. 1695

Warships in a Heavy Storm, Ludolf Bakhuysen, c. 1695

oil on canvas, h 150cm × w 227cm × d 9cm More details

In early 1694 some 30 Dutch warships set sail for the Mediterranean. They were sent to protect a merchant fleet from French attacks. In the Straits of Gibraltar they ran into a heavy storm. Various ships sank or were seriously damaged, including the Hollandia, portrayed centre right in the painting.

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