Pieter COOPSE, Naval PC battle between English and Dutch 01 Classic Works of Art, Marine Paintings – With Footnotes, #112

Pieter Coopse (1642 - 1673)

Pieter COOPSE, (active Amsterdam 1668 – 1677) 

Naval PC battle between English and Dutch

Oak panel, three reinforced planks

70 x 108.5 cm – 27 1/2 X 42 3/4 IN.

Private collection

Pieter Coopse or Pieter Jansz. Coops (ca.1640, – 1673), was a Dutch Golden Age seascape painter and draughtsman from Hoorn in the Northern Netherlands.

According to the Netherlands Institute for Art History, he was a pupil of the seascape painter Ludolf Bakhuizen who resided at Hoorn in 1662-1663. He signed his name P.Coopse, sometimes with a second initial J for Jansz, but he seldom added a date. He painted marine subjects and landscapes, in the manner of Bakhuisen and Van de Velde, flourished about the year 1672. His pictures are generally of a small size, well composed, full of subject, and vigorously painted. There is a picture by him in the Gallery at Munich, which is attributed to Bakhuisen in the catalogue, though the name may be discovered on it: in England the dealers are more cautious; they remove it. Ploos van Amstel and others have given facsimiles of some of his drawings; but it is only recently that his own countrymen have discovered his merit as a painter in oil. More on Pieter Coopse

Please visit my other blogs: Art CollectorMythologyMarine Art, and The Canals of Venice

Images are copyright of their respective owners, assignees or others. Some Images may be subject to copyright

I don’t own any of these images – credit is always given when due unless it is unknown to me. if I post your images without your permission, please tell me.

I do not sell art, art prints, framed posters or reproductions. Ads are shown only to compensate the hosting expenses.

If you enjoyed this post, please share with friends and family.

Thank you for visiting my blog and also for liking its posts and pages.

Advertisements

Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s