Note: The Van de Veldes

By R Massie Blomfield , published January 1911


Blomfield warns of the dangers of taking too literal an interpretation of the colours of flags depicted in ship paintings by the Van der Veldes (see MM Volume 1, Issue 1). He argues that the younger Van der Velde coloured the pen and ink drawings of his father and some were completed long after the action depicted, which led to inaccuracies.

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Subjects include: Art & Music

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