Oil on panel: 47,5 x 64 cm;
signed ‘J.C. Schotel’ (lower left)
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Schotel continued to work in the famous maritime tradition of his 17th century forebears Willem van de Velde and Ludolf Backhuyzen. He became one of the most important marine painters of the 19th century, together with Hermanus Koekkoek sr., surpassing his talented tutor Martinus Schouman. His son Petrus Johannes Schotel followed in his footsteps.