Peter van de Velde
(Antwerp 1634 – 1723/1724)
Whaling at Jan Mayen
Dated 1681 lower right
Oil on canvas, 129.1 x 222.7 cm
Collection Voûte-Pierson, Utrecht, thence by descent to the present owner
According to the wax seal on the stretcher this work was part of the collection of Edmond Picard (1836-1924) and sold at auction at Galerie J. & A. le Roy Frères, Brussels, on 26 March 1904.