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

Therefore one of the few genuine likenesses.

Provenance

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


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