To sell. – Philip’s auction. Thos Agnew & Sons, London. Matthews, London 1935. It was sold back in 1957 by Mathew’s widow to Thos Agnew & Sons, London as Van de Velde and sold to an Italian merchant, Gennaro as Backhuysen. Private collection, Italy.
MS Robinson, The paintings of the Willem van de Veldes , Greenwich 1990, Vol II, p. 830, cat. no. 63.2. A. Hoving, A quay at sea in a fresh breeze. Ship history 29 .
Sydney W. Newberry, London, negative no. N70688.