"19th Century Marine"Interesting marine in a rough sea where ships sail under sail. In the foreground a rowboat carries an officer. The name of the largest vessel can be distinguished: "Johanna" (suggestion). Very nice work of details in the rigging, the tormented sky and the sea in a beautiful shades of gray to green. Signature difficult to read in the dark part of the wave on the lower right: A. Hulk. Beautiful old frame redore. Abraham Hulk: 1813-1897. studied with the portraitist Jean-Augustin Daiwaille at the Academy of Amsterdam. In 1833-1834 he visited North America before returning to Holland, living in Amsterdam, Haarlem and Oosterbeek. He devotes himself to marine painting, inspired by Dutch artists of the 17th century, and exhibited in Amsterdam, The Hague, from 1843 to 1868, and the Royal Academy from 1876 to 1890. In 1870, Hulk settles permanently in London .