The 'Royal Prince' and Other Vessels at the Four Days' Flight, 1-4 June 1666 by Abraham Storck

A composite picture of various incidents in the four days' battle between the Dutch and the English off the mouth of the Thames.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
77 x 107 cm
Art Fund grant:
£800 ( Total: £800)
Acquired in:
1948
Vendor:
William M Sabin & Sons

In the centre is a stern view of De Ruyter's flagship the Zeven Provincien,and, on the right, the Royal Prince which ran ashore on the Galloper and was burnt on the third day. In the centre middle-distance is Prince Rupert's flagship, the Royal James, with her main topmast going by the board.

Venue details

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

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