Lemuel Francis Abbott 1760-1802

Horatio, Admiral Nelson, KB

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Artist

Lemuel Francis Abbott 1760-1802

Title

Horatio, Admiral Nelson, KB

Date

1797

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

76.2 x 63.5 cm

Reference

CVCSC:0349.B

Adoption Status

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Collection

British Portraits

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Painted shortly after Nelson lost his arm in a battle at Santa Cruz, Tenerife, this portrait was commissioned by his Captain, William Locker, whilst Nelson was convalescing at Locker's home in Greenwich.

Lemuel Francis Abbott Horatio, Admiral Nelson, KB 1797 © Compton Verney

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