Art/ Collection/ Art Object


ca. 1806
L. 41 1/4 x W. 25 1/4 inches
104.8 x 64.1 cm
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: The four scenes are vignetted in the branches of an oak tree and are inscribed: 1) Lord Viscount Nelson killed in the Battle off Trafalgar Octr 21, 1805 ENGLAND EXPECTS EVERY MAN WILL DO HIS DUTY. In the oak tree: UNION England Scotland Ireland. 2) The Shallop Conveying the body of LORD NELSON Jany 8, 1806. 3) The Funeral Proccession of Lord Viscount Nelson to St. Pauls Cathedral Jany 9 1806. On the hearse: PALMAN QUI MERUIT FERAT. NILE. TRAFALGAR. 4) On Nelson's ship: VICTORY. On the Spanish ship: SANTISSIMA TRINIDADA [sic].
Alexander Wilson Drake , New York (until 1913; his sale, American Art Galleries, New York, March 10–17, 1913, no. 515; sold to MMA)
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