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Fish Auction near the Fire Beacon at Zandvoort

Wouwerman was the son of a painter. He probably first trained with his father and is said to have also studied with Frans Hals. Wouwerman evolved a personal style, specialising in landscapes with battles, military encampments and hunting scenes. He also painted a few biblical and mythological subjects.

Currently on display

Artist
Philips Wouwerman
Date
c.1649
Location
Gallery 11
Dimensions
49.6 x 79 cm
Materials
Oil on canvas
Inscription
Signed, bottom right: 'PHLS W' (PHLS in monogram)
Acquisition
Bourgeois Bequest, 1811
Accession number
DPG067
Notes
Adopted by James and Meg Hammer, 2001