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Late 18th century naive watercolour painting ship of the line

Late 18th century naive watercolour painting ship of the line

Code: 1961

Dimensions:

H: 29" (73.7 cm)W: 27" (68.6 cm)

£2,350.00

Late 18th century naive watercolour painting of a 74 gun, two decked, third rater ship of the line. Seen here flying the Union Jack and the Royal Navy white ensign. The ship’s figurehead wears a crown, so probably George 111. Crew of about 500. The fortress on the left with lighthouse not yet identified but most likely in the Mediterranean.
Watercolour, pen & ink drawing on paper mounted on cloth and in the original ebonised reeded frame.
Circa 1800

Seat Height 18" (46cm)