Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson by Lemuel Francis Abbott

Half-length portrait of Lord Nelson (1758-1805) made from a sketch the artist did while Nelson was at the Royal Hospital Greenwich.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76 x 63 cm
Art Fund grant:
£865 ( Total: £1,000)
Acquired in:
1941
Vendor:
Mr & Miss Morris

Therefore one of the few genuine likenesses.

Provenance

Purchased by Huson Morris about twenty years after the death of Nelson.

Venue details

National Maritime Museum Romney Road, Greenwich, LONDON London SE10 9NF 020 8312 6608 www.rmg.co.uk/national-maritime-museum

Entry details

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