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#backhlm# G. de Beer, E-J Goossens, B. van de Roemer, “Backhuysen at the Helm!”, Stichting Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam, 2004

G. S. Keyes, D. de Vries, J.A. Welu, C.K. Wilson, “Mirror of Empire: Dutch Marine Art of the Seventeenth Century”, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1990

#ptrmnmy# F.B. Cockett, “Peter Monamy 1681-1749 and His Circle”, Antique Collectors’ Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2000

#hrdmmdk# J. Giltaij, J. Kelch, “Heeren der Meere – Meister der Kunst. Das holländische Seebild im 17. Jahrhundert”. Katalog. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Gemäldegalerie im Bodemuseum.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Peter Sigmond and Wouter Kloek, “Sea Battles and Naval Heroes in the 17th-century Dutch Republic”, Nieuw Amsterdam Publishers 2007

N.A.M. Rodger, “The Command of the Ocean. A Naval History of Britain, 1649-1815”, W.W.Norton & Company, New York, London, 2005

#zlschpn# R. Vorstman, I Groot, “Zeilschepen : prenten van de Nederlandse meesters van de zestiende tot de negentiende eeuw”, Maarssen : Schwartz, 1980

#fghtshpsv2# Sam Willis, “Fighting Ships, 1750-1850”, Quercus, London 2007

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