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File:De slag bij Terheide - The Battle of Schevening - August 10 1653 (Willem van de Velde I, 1657).jpg



The Battle of Terheide, 10 August 1653: episode from the First Anglo-Dutch War (1652-54).

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Zeeslag bij Ter Heide (Scheveningen), 10 aug 1653; episode uit de Eerste Engelse zeeoorlog (1652-1654).
Date 1657
Medium ink and oil on canvas
Dimensions 170 × 289 cm (66.9 × 113.8 in)
Accession number SK-A-1365
Object history
  • 1657: commissioned by Harpert Tromp (?)
  • 1875: acquired by Nederlandsch Museum voor Geschiedenis en Kunst, The Hague
  • 1887: transferred to Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
  • from 1921 until 1931: lent to Nederlandsch Historisch Scheepvaartmuseum, Amsterdam
Inscriptions Signature and date bottom left: W. v. Velde f Aº 1657 't gajoot van Velde
Notes Part of a series of four paintings depicting battles in which Cornelis Tromp was involved (see for the other paintings SK-A-1362, SK-A-1363 and SK-A-1364).
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  1. De zeeslag bij Terheide, 10 augustus 1653: episode uit de Eerste Engelse Zeeoorlog (1652-54) - Rijksmuseum Amsterdam - National Museum for Art and History.
  2. RKDimages, Kunstwerknummer 10189.
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