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Andries van Eertvelt

1590-1652 Belgium/Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Andries van Eertvelt was a member of the Guild of Saint Luke in Antwerp in 1609. When his wife Catherine died in 1687, he travelled to Genoa with pupil Matthieu van Plattenberg and worked for Cornelis de Wael, a resident marine artist in Genoa. When he returned to Antwerp, he remarried and settled to a fruitful career. His works sold, as far as Spain, which established him as the first Flemish marine artist.

 

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an
estuary scene

an estuary scene

effect of
the setting sun

effect of the setting sun

two ships
at anchor

two ships at anchor

the battle of the
spanish fleet

the battle of the spanish fleet with dutch ships

ships
in peril

ships in peril

storm
at sea

storm at sea

battle
of lepanto

battle of lepanto