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Adam Willaerts

1577-1664 Netherlands/Dutch Golden Age

 

Brief Biography-Adam Willaerts was born in Antwerp in 1577 and was a painter of sea views, coastal scenes and sea battles. He settled in Utrecht in 1600, where he entered the Guild of Saint Luke in 1611, becoming Dean in 1620. His son Abraham, born in 1613, was also a successful painter. He was a disciple of Simon Vouet and worked in the service of Prince Maurice in Brussels.

 

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Shipwreck off
a Rocky Coast

Shipwreck off a Rocky Coast

The Embarkation
of the Elector

The Embarkation of the Elector Palantine

Preparatory Battle
Between Ships

Preparatory Battle Between Dutch and English Ships

Sailing
Vessel

Sailing Vessel

Beach
with Fishers

Beach with Fishers


Dutch Victory in the
Battle of Gibraltar

Dutch Victory in the Battle of Gibraltar

Coastal Landscape
with Ships

Coastal Landscape with Ships