A Dutch flagship in a fresh wind (Custom Print)
The brown stains and spatters over this drawing are probably linseed oil, which was the medium commonly added to pigments in the 17th century to create oil paint. It evokes the very active use of drawings in the van de Velde Studio and their role as tools in the artistic process. The drawing might be a preparatory sketch made during the van de Veldes' Dutch period, or it might have been made much later, recording a painting already finished.
Our Custom Prints and frames are all handmade to the highest standards. As each Custom Print and frame is made to your required specification, they take a little longer to prepare. Custom Prints are printed on sustainable, matt 250gsm conservation digital paper. Unframed prints are carefully rolled with acid free tissue paper inside a sturdy cardboard tube. Frames are made in the UK from sustainably-sourced woods. Custom Prints (those which are customised by choosing a size and frame) are made to order and therefore take a little longer than our standard fulfilment times.
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