Willem van de Velde the Elder

'Holmes's Bonfire', the burning of Dutch Merchant Ships between Terschelling and Vlieland, 19th August 1666



Willem van de Velde the Elder - 'Holmes's Bonfire', the burning of Dutch Merchant Ships between Terschelling and Vlieland, 19th August 1666

Literature

Desmond Shawe-Taylor and Quentin Buvelot, Masters of the Everyday, London; Brussels, 2015, fig. 13


Other works by Willem van de Velde the Elder


Willem van de Velde the Elder Ships after the Battle
Ships after the Battle
1630 - 1672

Willem van de Velde the Elder The Battle of Livorno
The Battle of Livorno
c. 1655

Willem van de Velde the Elder Frederick Henry's Fleet Waiting on the Merwede River near Dordrecht, 1646
Frederick Henry's Fleet Waiting on the Merwede River near Dordrecht, 1646
c. 1655-60

Willem van de Velde the Elder Episode from the Four Days' Naval Battle (11-14 June 1666)
Episode from the Four Days' Naval Battle (11-14 June 1666)
in or after 1666 - in or before 1672

Willem van de Velde the Elder
'Holmes's Bonfire', the burning of Dutch Merchant Ships between Terschelling and Vlieland, 19th August 1666
1676
126.3 x 182.7 cm
Oil on canvas
Royal Collection, London