Thought to depict the Battle of Lepanto where the Ottoman Empire was defeated by the Holy League.
A Sea Battle between Christians and Turks by Johannes Lingelbach, 16701674
© York Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 34 x 43 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £13,000 ( Total: £22,000)
- Acquired in:
- John Mitchell & Son
2 boats meet in the sea and the occupants are involved in hand to hand combat.
European private collection; sold Sotheby's NY 21/5/1998 (lot 38); bought by vendor.