William Van de Welde

Willem van de Velde

William van de Velde was an amazing artist from the 17th century. Whenever you see a dramatic maritime painting with incredible details, you could pretty much have a safe guess it was a Van de Velde. You might not have known that there are two Van de Velde artists. There was the father and the son.  The National Maritime Museum presents a retrospective exhibition of father and son Willem van de Velde.  Together they had a thriving family business. Each artist with their own specialism: pen drawings and oil paintings. Discover their world and their beautiful works, a perfect snapshot of life at those times. For times and tickets see the Willem van de Velde official page. For more great exhibitions in Amsterdam, see our handy overview.



Feb 01 2022 - Mar 27 2022


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National Maritime Museum
Kattenburgerplein 1