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Storm at Sea
  • Magdalena van de Passe, artist
    circa 1600–1638
    born: Cologne, Germany ; died: Utrecht, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; active: Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
    Adam Willaerts
    born: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium) ; died: Utrecht, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
    Crispijn de Passe I, publisher
    circa 1565–1637
    born: Arnemuiden, Seventeen Provinces (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Utrecht, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
  • Storm at Sea, early 1600s
  • Four Landscapes with Scenes from the Story of Elijah
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 186 x 259 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 10 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 209 x 264 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 10 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0066
Catalogue raisonné

Monochromatic image of a figure in a landscape. the figure is in the bottom left corner with a blanket over his head. He is shown full length and has a beard. There are rocks behind him. On the right side is the ocean. There is a ship in the ocean, rocking to the left. There is a large wave in the center of the composition near a town. There are rays of sun breaking through the clouds in the otp right quadrant. The horizon line is near the middle of the page.