Shipping in a Calm at Flushing with a States General Yacht Firing a Salute

Oil on oak panel | 69.9 x 92.1cm | 1649

Jan van de Cappelle

In the busy port of Vlissingen (Flushing) used by the Dutch East India Company in the 1600s, grand ships glide through placid waters. The cannon on a large yacht fires a salute announcing the arrival of a dignitary, who is carried ashore by the launc...
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