NOOMS, Reiner
(b. ca. 1623, Amsterdam, d. 1664, Amsterdam)

Dutch Ships Awaiting Repair on the Ij at Amsterdam

Oil on canvas, 63 x 83 cm
Private collection

Two Dutch merchantmen are being careened so their hulls can be caulked, while two Men O' War are moored in the foreground, one with its sails drying. The artist painted the subject of ships being repaired and awaiting repair in the Amsterdam roads on several occasions.

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