Marine Art ocean liner Statendam


Willem Johan Hoendervanger

In this gallery I will show you some of my favorite ocean liner paintings I have made over the years. Every painting comes with a small description of what my intention was when painting the ship. I have also enclosed a short history of each ship supplemented with some interesting photo’s. Enjoy!


This painting shows the German Bremen in New York harbor. It's a watercolor painting on Fabriano paper in the size 40 x 60 cm.

Nieuw Amsterdam

Holland America Line's flagship Nieuw Amsterdam in Rotterdam in the 60's. Watercolor on Fabriano paper. The work measures 46 x 74 cm


In the mid-fifties the Noordam can be seen on her way to her pier in Hoboken. Watercolor on Arches paper, size 23,7 x 50 cm.

Queen Elizabeth 2​

QE2 seen entering IJmuiden locks after visiting the city of Amsterdam. Watercolor on Fabriano paper. Size 50 x 65,3 cm.

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Saga Rose

The classic Saga Rose: former Sagafjord. This watercolor depicts here arrival in Antwerp. The size of the painting is 46,4 x 68 cm.

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Willem Ruys

The most famous ship ever buit at De Schelde yard in Vlissingen. The painting shows her at her best. Watercolor on Fabriano paper. Size: 40 x 54 cm.

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Holland America Line's beautiful Statendam seen arriving in San Francisco at Pier 35s. This watercolor was made on Fabriano paper and measures 46 x 74 cm.

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Prins Willem I

The Dutch ferry Prins Willem I arrives at the port of Terneuzen. The size of this work is 34 x 49.7 cm and it's made on Canson paper.

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Vava II

Pencil drawing of the super yacht Vava II seen in Flushing Roads. The size of this pencil drawing is 38,1 x 50,5 cm.

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The classic American liner Monterey seen in San Francisco. The size of this watercolor on Fabriano paper is 40 x 60 cm.

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Prinses Margriet

Perhaps one the most beautiful cargo/passenger ships of the Oranje Lijn. This oil painting shows the Prinses Margriet in Canadian waters. The size of the work is 50 x 70 cm.

Marine art modern ship Mari Jone

Modern ships

Besides classic ocean liners I do also create paintings of modern merchant ships. Do have a look here to see the details of these commissions.

Detail of painting Statendam (2)

Your piece of art?

Do you want an unique piece of marine art yourself? Please let me know your ideas. We can discuss the size, materials, scene and ship!