Napoleon Bonaparte being transferred from the 'Bellerophon' to the 'Northumberland' at Torbay, August 1815 by Thomas Luny

On the afternoon of August 7th, Lord Keith in the 'Tonnant's' barge took General Bonaparte, General Bertrand and his wife, General Moutholon and his wife, General Gourgand and Count de Las Cases to the 'Northumberland' and after delivering them into the charge of Sir George Cockburn, he returned to the 'Tonnant'.

Details

Category:
Maritime
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 52 x 68 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,550 ( Total: £11,550)
Acquired in:
1987
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Provenance

Sotheby's.

Venue details

Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery The King's Drive, TORQUAY Devon TQ2 5JE 01803 293593 www.torre-abbey.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.50)

Daily, 10am – 5pm (last admission 4pm)

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