CA0974 Napoleonic Painting of a Captain of a Ship of the Line

Fascinating early 19th Century portrait of an important, unidentified French Naval 'Capitaine de Vaisseau', Captain of a Ship of the Line from the early Empire period. Painted in resplendant uniform wearing four medals including a Legion d'Honneur and large golden epaulettes embellished with french naval insignia. Battles of Nile/Trafalgar period. Slight similarities to Jean Jacques Etienne Lucas Captain of the Redoubtable at the Battle of Trafalgar. Oil on canvas. French, circa 1805. 

H43.5 cm x W38 cm x D6.5 cm with frame
H17" x W15" x D2 1/2"

Stock No.: CA0794/385
Price: £2,400

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