[Netherlands] Admiral De Winter. (from the Original Picture) Painted by Mr. Orme, & presented by the Admiral The Lord Viscount Duncan.
Sold & Pub. Accor.g lo Act of Parliament Jan.y 10.th 1798 by D. Orme 23 Holles St.t Cavendish Sq.e Where Subscriptions are Received for his 2 Prints of L.d Duncan's & L.d St. Vincents Victory's & at E. Orme Printseller 25 Conduit St. Hanover Sq.e
Stipple, very fine with large margins. Plate 184 x 127mm. 7¼ x 5".
Jan Willem de Winter (1761-1812) was a Dutch Admiral of the Napoleonic Wars. He was defeated at the Battle of Camperdown and was taken prisoner until later liberated by exchange. His conduct was declared by a court-martial to have nobly maintained the honour of the Dutch flag.
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