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File:Willem van de Velde (II) - De verovering van het Engelse admiraalschip de 'Royal Prince'.jpg


The Capture of the Royal Prince, 13 June 1666.

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The capture of the English flagship the 'Royal Prince,' 13 June 1666, during the Four Day Battle at Sea, 11-14 June 1666; episode from the Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665-67).
Date circa 1666-1670
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 58.5 × 81 cm (23 × 31.9 in)
Object history 1808: purchased by the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam

Signature bottom right: W.V.V.

Pendant of The captured Swiftsure, Seven Oaks, Loyal George and Convertine brought through Goeree Gat, 16 June 1666, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Inventory number SK-A-439 (see

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  1. Maritime Power - Rijksmuseum Amsterdam - National Museum for Art and History.
  2. De verovering van het Engelse admiraalschip de 'Royal Prince' 13 juni 1666, tijdens de Vierdaagse Zeeslag, 11-14 juni 1666: episode uit de Tweede Engelse Zeeoorlog (1665-67) - Rijksmuseum Amsterdam - National Museum for Art and History.
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