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Ludolph Backhuysen

Ludolf Bakhuizen was a German-born Dutch painter, draughtsman, calligrapher and printmaker. He was the leading Dutch painter of maritime subjects after Willem van de Velde the Elder and Younger left for England in 1672. He also painted portraits of his family and circle of friends. Read more from Wikipedia →

Works by this artist in other museums: the Smithsonian American Art Museum.