Key to Mr Orme's Print & Picture of Lord Nelson's Victory off the Nileone the Glorious first of August 1798. - now Exhibiting at his Gallery No 118 Bond Street.
Scarce etched key plate. Sheet 260 x 210mm (10¼ x 8¼"). Laid on old card.
The key to Daniel Orme's oil painting of the interior of the 'Vanguard' during the Battle of the Nile, at the moment the French flagship, ‘L’ Orient’, exploded. It identifies the seamen involved, including Nelson with his head bandaged, all of whom Orme sketched from life. Although the exhibited painting is lost, the National Maritime Museum has another version.
[Ref: 40258] £220.00