Heemskerck and Barents Planning their Second Expedition to the Far North

Painting | 63.4 x 117.2cm | 1862

Christoffel Bisschop

The overwintering of Willem Barents and his crew on Nova Zembla in 1596-1597 appealed greatly to the popular imagination in the 19th century. This painting was therefore also part of the same historical gallery as the work by Bilders. Curiously, Biss...
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