Sea Battle (Untitled) by Robert W Salmon

This painting depicts a night battle during the Napoleonic period between a French privateer, a Chasse-Marie and a merchant vessel built by the Brocklebank family of Whitehaven.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
51 x 37 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £16,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Sir Aubrey Brocklebank Bart

Provenance

Believed to have been commissioned by a member of the Brocklebank family; by descent to Sir Aubrey Brocklebank Bart.

Venue details

The Beacon Museum West Strand, WHITEHAVEN Cumbria CA28 7LY 01946 592302 www.thebeacon-whitehaven.co.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5.50)

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