• Maritime Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5949

    Maritime Art

    11 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 31

    18th Century Naval Portraiture

    Admiral Lord Nelson (illustrated); The Honourable Edward Boscawen, Admiral of the Blue; Sir Sidney Smith; Rear-Admiral Sir John Beresford; Captain John Harvey; Richard Kempenfelt, Rear-Admiral of the Blue; The Honourable John Forbes, Admiral of the Fleet; Sir Thomas Graves, Rear- Admiral of the White; Lord Robert Manners; Sir George Cockburn, Rear- Admiral of the Red; Sir George Brydges Rodney, Admiral of the White; The Right Honourable Lord Viscount Duncan; Robert Kingsmill, Vice- Admiral of the Red; Sir Charles Thompson, Vice-Admiral of the Red; George Lord Edgecombe; Sir William Sidney Smith; Vice-Admiral Colpys; Sir Hyde Parker, Vice-Admiral of the Blue; The Honourable Augustus Keppel, Admiral of the Blue; Philip Affleck, Rear-Admiral of the White; Richard Edwards, Rear-Admiral of the Red; The Death of Lord Robert Manners; and three others

    Price Realised  

    18th Century Naval Portraiture
    Admiral Lord Nelson (illustrated); The Honourable Edward Boscawen, Admiral of the Blue; Sir Sidney Smith; Rear-Admiral Sir John Beresford; Captain John Harvey; Richard Kempenfelt, Rear-Admiral of the Blue; The Honourable John Forbes, Admiral of the Fleet; Sir Thomas Graves, Rear- Admiral of the White; Lord Robert Manners; Sir George Cockburn, Rear- Admiral of the Red; Sir George Brydges Rodney, Admiral of the White; The Right Honourable Lord Viscount Duncan; Robert Kingsmill, Vice- Admiral of the Red; Sir Charles Thompson, Vice-Admiral of the Red; George Lord Edgecombe; Sir William Sidney Smith; Vice-Admiral Colpys; Sir Hyde Parker, Vice-Admiral of the Blue; The Honourable Augustus Keppel, Admiral of the Blue; Philip Affleck, Rear-Admiral of the White; Richard Edwards, Rear-Admiral of the Red; The Death of Lord Robert Manners; and three others
    mezzotints after various artists
    S. 25 x 15 in. (63.5 x 38 cm.); and smaller (25)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    From a Collection formed by Alexander, Viscount Hood