The Cutter 'Alert'

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 814209

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1830
Materials Oil on canvas in a giltwood frame
Measurements 225 x 303 mm
Place of origin England
Collection Dudmaston, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, The Cutter 'Alert' , British (English) School, 1830. Commanded by Lt. John Bazley bringing to Dover the Lexington gun Brig, the first prize of the American War' of Independence. Seen with two additional row boats.

Provenance

Dudmaston collection; given by Rachel Katherine Hamilton Russell, Lady Labouchere (1908 – 1996) along with the Dudmaston estate in 1978

Credit line

Dudmaston, The Labouchere Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

'Alert' commanded by Lt. John Bazley bringing to Dover the Lexington gun Brig, the first prize of the American War' (written in black ink on paper pasted to reverse of frame)

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Place of origin England (253064)
Materials Canvas (10117)
Giltwood (3926)
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Category Art / Oil paintings (12642)
Collection Dudmaston, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)  (3732)
Periods 19th century (174307)
Maker British (English) School (3779)
Subjects Seascape (209)
Object Type Oil painting (14440)

Record Status

Enhanced

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