J. M. W. Turner - Dutch Boats in a Gale 1801

Dutch Boats in a Gale 1801
Dutch Boats in a Gale
1801 163x221cm oil/canvas
National Gallery, London, UK

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From National Gallery, London:
Dutch boats are shown on course for collision in stormy weather. Dark clouds contribute to the sense of danger. The painting was commissioned by the 3rd Duke of Bridgewater as a companion piece to a 17th-century Dutch seascape in his possession.