(Rotterdam 1754– 1826)
Ships in a heavy storm threatening to hit the lee shore in front of a foreign coast. Left a frigate in great distress
Aquarel in pen and brush 247 x 333 mm
Signed in verso upper left: G. Groenewegen
Provenance: France, private collection
Literature: Cf: etch 6 of the 7th series of 12. A total of 84 etchings.VERZAMELING/ VAN vier en tachtig stuks/ HOLLANDSCHE SCHEPEN/GETEEKEND EN IN KOPER GEBRACHT/ DOOR/ G. GROENEWEGEN/ 1789.
Gerrit Groenewegen was the most important marine etcher and draughtsman of the 18th century.
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