Willem van de Velde II (1633-1707)*

A three-master war ship

signed with initials ‘WVVJ’
black chalk, black lead, pen and brown ink framing lines, watermark letters IM
180 x 260 mm. 

With Meyer, Abbebroek (his mark verso twice). 
Anon. sale, Brandt, Amsterdam, December 1972 (Nlg. 600), where acquired by the father of the present owners. 
Collector’s mark ‘B’ (verso). 

* Attributed to the named artist – Art Consult nor the consigner makes any specific or implied representations or warrenties whatsoever regarding attribution to (a) specific artist(s), dating or subject of the object(s) described and /or offered above.