William Hodges accompanied Captain Cook on his second voyage of exploration.

The ship stayed 4 days in Madeira. The governor of the island did not allow the artist to go ashore and therefore this work was painted within the ship.

Provenance

An anonymous English country home; Sotheby's 2001.


Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Walker's House, Grape Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA
01947 601 900
Website

Opening times

10 Feb – 31 Mar

Daily, 11 am – 3 pm

1 Apr – 1 Nov

Daily, 9.45 am – 5 pm

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