Ludolf Backhuysen (1631 - 1708)

Ludolf Backhuysen was a Dutch painter, born in Emden, Hanover, Germany. His last name was also spelled as Bakhuysen, Bakhuizen or Backhuyzen. There appears two dates as his birth dates: 28-th of December 1630 or 18-th December 1631.

His family moved to Amsterdam in 1649. He started his career as a bookkeeper and also he had been a member of Kalligraphie, because of his beautiful hand writing.

Ludolf Backhuysen Paintings

Ships in Distress off a Rocky Coast Ships on the Zuiderzee before the Fort of Naarden Ships Running Aground in a Storm View from the Mussel Pier in Amsterdam