British Men o' War in a Breeze
Oil painting on canvas, British Men o' War in a Breeze, Dutch School, 1660. A number of British Men o' War ships at various angles line the horizon, with sails billowing, a few firing cannons, a rowing boat full of sailors in foreground. Narrow giltwood frame with decorative moulded borders.
Dudmaston collection; given by Rachel Katherine Hamilton Russell, Lady Labouchere (1908 – 1996) along with the Dudmaston estate in 1978
Dudmaston, The Labouchere Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
676 Leggatt Brothers 1.11.67 (circular paper label on back of frame, written in black ink)
Makers and roles
Dutch School, artist