A Sea Battle between Christians and Turks by Johannes Lingelbach

Thought to depict the Battle of Lepanto where the Ottoman Empire was defeated by the Holy League.

Details

Category:
Maritime
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 34 x 43 cm
Art Fund grant:
£13,000 ( Total: £22,000)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
John Mitchell & Son

2 boats meet in the sea and the occupants are involved in hand to hand combat.

Provenance

European private collection; sold Sotheby's NY 21/5/1998 (lot 38); bought by vendor.

Venue details

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7EW 01904 687687 www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

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