Maritime Paintings Books

The Paintings of the Willem van de Veldes

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Two volumes set
Robinson, M.S.: large format (31.5cm x 23.5cm), fine production in cloth bound slipcase. (1) xxvi + 566 pages, 19 colour plates, 6 pages coats of arms, 309 half tone illustrations (vessels, sea battles, etc). (2) Pagination continues from above to 1153 pages, 27 colour plates, 359 half tone illustrations (vessels, sea battles, etc), 36 pen and ink sketches of craft, with a further unpaginated section of 44 pages which includes an Index Dating the Paintings 1600-1801 with 34 illus, and an Index Glossary of Sea Terms, with translations by J. Van Beylen, Antwerp, plus a general index. Publisher; Willem van de Velde the Elder and his son Willem van de Velde the Younger were the most accomplished and successful of all marine artists. This book is a catalogue raisonne of the paintings and grisailles of these celebrated artists. It is the life's work of the author, M.S. Robinson, whose profound knowledge of 17th-century ships and seamanship, meticulous research into the provenance of each painting, and analysis of the studio works and copies have produced a monumental work of scholarship. In new condition

Marine Paintings and Drawings in the Peabody Museum

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Brewington, M.V. and D: 1968 Salem Massachusetts, hardcover with dustjacket 530 pages. All the nearly 2000 Paintings an Drawings of the Museum, illustrated in the book, partly in colour. In very good condition

Van de Velde Drawings (2 volumes complete)

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A Catalogue of Drawings in the National Maritime Museum
Velde, Willem, the Elder and the Younger: 1958 and 1974 Cambridge University Press, hardcover with dustjacket, together 810 pages. All the drawings illustrated in both volumes, with text of the historical context of the illustrations. Both books in very good condition

Sailing Ships

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Prints by the Dutch Masters from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century
Groot, Irene de, and R. Vorstman: 1980 Gary Schwartz Publishers, hardcover with dustjacket 284 pages. With 290 prints and text with explanation of the prints. ISBN 9061790468 In very good condition

E.W. Cooke 1811-1880

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A Man of his Time
Munday, J: 1996 UK, hardcover with dustjacket 391 pages. Life and work of this Victoriam Marine Painter. With many coloured plates of his work. ISBN 9781851492220 In very good condition

Adventures By Sea

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From Art of Old Time
Lubbock, B: 1925 London, hardcover. Using art works dating back to the late 1400s Basil Lubbock follows the progression of shipping development up to the late 1800s, when the great clipper ships dominated. Naval occasions are included as are many other aspects of seafaring in the various sections covering voyages and circumnavigation, trade and trading companies, perils of the sea, whaling and early arctic exploration, buckaneers and pirates, privateers, smugglers and slavers and clipper ships. A poem from John Mansfield provides the preface and Basil Lubbock introduces his study with a 35 page historical summary. The bulk of the book is occupied by 115 plates, 24 of these pages are devoted to colour art reproductions, tipped in on high quality art paper and protected by tissue sheets carrying the related caption. (One of these pages carries two images). The other plates are in monotone on fine paper, with a few b/w illustrations in the text section, plus colour art e/papers. This copy is number 1074 from a limited edition of 1700. First edition of 1925, 40 pages introductory text plus prlims, followed by the 115 one-sided illustrations

Van den Storm in de stilte

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De Zeeuwse schildersfamilie Schutz (1817-1933)
Platier- van Engeland, M: 1998 Middelburg, hardcover met papieromslag 111 blz., geillustreerd en afbeeldingen van de schilderwwerken. ISBN 9789074517072 In zeer goede staat

Wigerus Vitringa

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De zeeschilder van Friesland 1657-1725
Elzinga, G. en G. de Beer, 2008 Fries Museum 2008, hardcover 71 blz., met veel afbeeldingen van Vitringa in Full-colour. ISBN 9789033007392 In zeer goede staat

Carnets de voyages des Peintres de la Marine

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Bellec, F: 2002 France, hardcover with dustjacket 139 pages, with many coloured illustrations of the paintings. Specialised Marine-Officers and Painters onboard the ship who painted the situations abrought to inform the people in France ISBN 9782737330872 In very good condition

The Dictionary of Sea Painters of Europe and America

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Archibald, E.H.H.: 2000 UK, hardcover with dustjacket 631 pages, illustrated ISBN 9781851492695 In very good condition

Die Hollandische Marinemalerei Des 17. Jahrhunderts

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Bol, Laurens J.: 1973 Klinkhardt und Biermann, hardcover with dustjacket 347 pages, with many illustrations, with index. History of the Dutch Marine Painting in the 17th Century. In very good condition. German language

Scheepsportretten van C.A. de Vries

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Vries C.A. de: Ca. 1990, soft-cover, oblong (liggend)formaat 72 blz., met een overzicht van 32 schilderijen, waarvan de helft full colour. Schilderijen van de zeilvaart/koopvaardij en marine. ISBN 9060139012 scheepvaart, maritieme schilderkunst. In goede staat

Zeichner der Admiralitat

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Marine-Zeichnungen und Gemalde von Willem van de Velde dem Alteren und dem Jungeren

Kaufmann, G: 1981 Koehlers Herford, softcover 118 pages.. Maritime Art. In very good condition

The Making of a War Artist

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David Cobb, The Falkland Paintings
Cobb, D: Conway UK 1986, hardcover with dustjacket 95 pages. Paintings of Cobb of Falkland warscenes, with text about the situation on the painting

A Brush with Life

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Wilkinson, N: 1969 UK, hardcover with dustjacket 151 pages. The life and work of Wilkinson, illustrated. In very good condition

The Art of the Van de Veldes

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Painting and drawings by the great Dutch marine artists and their English followers
Diverse authors: Publication National Maritime Museum London 1982, softcover 143 Blz., About the Van de Veldes and their work. With many illustrations. In very good condition ISBN 0905555627

The Tall Ship in Art

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Roy Cross-Derek Gardner-John Groves-Geoff Hunt-Mark Myers
Diverse authors: 1998 Blandford London, hardcover with dustjacket 144 pages. With many full-colour paintings and text. ISBN 9780713726947 In very good condition


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Wall, A: 1981 Tate Gallery, softcover 94 pages. Biography of this Sea Painter, with B/W illustrations. In very good condition

Gerrit Groenewegen Tekenaar van Rotterdam 1754-1826

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Ratsma, P: 1977 Rotterdam, softcover 132 blz., tentoonstellingscatalogus met vele afbeeldingen van zijn werk en de achtergronden hiervan. In goede staat

Yachts on Canvas

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Artists Images of Yachts from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day
Taylor, J: 1998 Conway Maritime Press, hardcover with dustjacket 160 pages. Beautiful book with full-colour images of Maritime paintings, with text. ISBN 0851777198 In very good condition