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Creator:
Willem van de Velde the Younger, 1633–1707, Dutch, active in Britain (from 1672)
Title:

An Action between English Ships and Barbary Corsairs

Former Title(s):

An Action off the Barbary Coast with Galleys and English Ships

Date:
ca. 1695
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
12 5/8 x 19 3/8 inches (32.1 x 49.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.641
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
battle | cannons (artillery) | English | flags | galleys (watercraft) | guns | marine art | men | military art | oars | pirates | rigging | rowboats | sailors | sails | sea | ships | sky | smoke | Union Jack | warships | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Algeria | Morocco | North Africa | Tunisia
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1104
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