Jan van de Cappelle

1626-1676 Holland-Baroque Marine Art

 

Brief Biography-Jan van de Cappelle was a Dutch Golden Age painter of marine art from Amsterdam. He was very wealthy through the family business of dying and was self taught as a painter. Because of his limited time as an industrialist his works are somewhat fewer in number compared to other artists, however the standard of his work was second to none and he is rated as one of the finest marine artists of the time. It is thought he also had an influence on the work of Willem van de Velde the Younger and other marine artists.
He was an avid art collector and held works by most of the main artists of the day from Rembrandt to Frans Hals, both of them painted portraits of Cappelle.

 

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state yacht and other
craft in calm water

a state yacht and other craft in calm water


calm 1654

calm 1654

shipping in a calm
at flushing

shipping in a calm at flushing with a states general yacht firing a salute

ships off
the coast

ships off the coast

view of the
river maas

view of the river maas before rotterdam


calm

calm

dutch yacht firing
a salvo

dutch yacht firing a salvo

seascape with
sailing boats

seascape with sailing boats

the state barge
saluted

the state barge saluted by the home fleet

winter
landscape 1660

winter landscape 1660

winter
landscape

winter landscape