The battle of Texel was fought on 11 August 1673, the last great battle against the Dutch in the 17th century.
The Battle of Texel, 11-21 August 1673 by Willem van de Velde II, 1687
© National Maritime Museum
- Oil on canvas
- 150 x 290 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,500 ( Total: £3,500)
- Acquired in:
Considered the finest sea-piece by Van de Velde; it shows the battle between the 'Gouden Leeuw' and the 'Royal Prince'.
Meynell-Ingram, Temple Newsam; Rt Hon the Earl of Halifax, KG; Hickleton Hall, Doncaster