Zeven Provinciën news received today from the master ship wright Aryan Klien at the Batavia Werf, “Please find attached some corrections for booklet. We very much look forward to your ideas for a Batavia painting”.
Good evening Rex,
Many thanks for your recent response relative to the ZEVEN PROVINCIEN.
Your information was quite helpful and I plan to follow up with the contact to Mr. Voss shortly.
I would be most delighted to have my work made mentioned on your blog, as well as my site being linked to yours.
The original ship
“Zeven Provinciën” fought the English repeatedly during the Anglo-Dutch wars, being involved at all the major actions including the Four Days battle & the raid on the Medway & Thames.
A very fine painting of this Eighty gun Ship of the Line, full size replica now building at the Batavia Wherf, Leylastad, in the Netherlands.
The original plan was to produce prints, the sale of which would support this amazing project. At that time it was not possible to produce small print runs economically (it is now).
Collect your signed numbered copy of this beautiful painting using Paypal from page http://www.frickers.co.uk/prints.html