Share this entry
van de Velde Syllabification: van de Vel·de
Pronunciation: /ˌvan də ˈveldə/

Definition of van de Velde in English:

1The name of a family of Dutch painters.
1.1 Willem ( 1611–93); known as Willem van de Velde the Elder. He painted marine subjects, was official artist to the Dutch fleet, and worked for Britain’s Charles II.
1.2 Willem ( 1633–1707), son of Willem the Elder; known as Willem van de Velde the Younger. He was also a notable marine artist who painted for Charles II.
1.3 Adriaen ( 1636–72); son of Willem the Elder. He painted landscapes, portraits, and biblical and genre scenes.
Definition of van de Velde in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources