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December 03, 2009

The Destruction of L'Orient at the Battle of the Nile (1st August, 1798), 1825-27.


Mather Brown, 1761-1831.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at December 3, 2009 07:22 AM


Good choice.

I also enjoy this painting by George Arnald, dealing with the same subject matter.

Posted by: Chris Taylor [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 3, 2009 07:46 AM

I discovered the Arnald piece as I was putting this piece together; it was a difficult decision.

Posted by: Ghost of a flea [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 3, 2009 11:07 AM

The National Maritime Museum at Greenwich is a relatively unappreciated or visited jewel (compared to the Tate, Courtauld, British, V & A, etc.) I always chose the river trip out--adds immensely to the experience.

Posted by: virgil xenophon [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 3, 2009 05:15 PM