A Frigate with a View of the Needles.
Published & Sold April 2 1806 by Edw.d Orme, Printseller to the King 59, Bond Street, London.
Aquatint. 280 x 450mm (11 x 17¾"). Margins on three sides.
A frigate under full sail with a distant view of the Needles, on the west end of the Isle of Wight. Plate 25 of the 'Liber Nauticus, and Instructor in the Art of Marine Drawing' by Dominic Serres and his son John Thomas Serres. Both were marine painters to the king, and John was the Master of Drawing at the Chelsea Naval School and, according to the title page of the 'Liber', 'Marine Draught-man to the Honourable the Board of Admiralty'.
[Ref: 31782] £240.00