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HMS Agamemnon by Geoff Hunt.


HMS Agamemnon by Geoff Hunt.

Nelsons first flagship leads the squadron, Mediterranean, 1796. Nelson flies his flag as a Commodore, commanding his first squadron. He had commanded the 64-gun battleship Agamemnon, the ship he referred to as his favourite, since 1793. Nelson was given a Commodores pennant in March 1796, making Agamemnon his first flagship. In April 1796, Nelson was operating in the Gulf of Genoa with the small squadron depicted in this beautiful print. Agamemnon is shown leading Meleager 32, Blanche 32, Diadem 64 and the now famous 16 gun brig-sloop Speedy. She was at the centre of events fighting at the Battle of Saintes, the Battle of Copenhagen and of course Trafalgar, the summit of her career.
Item Code : LI0017HMS Agamemnon by Geoff Hunt. - This Edition
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Image size 18 inches x 15 inches (46cm x 38cm) Paper size 21.5 inches x 19.5 inches (55cm x 50cm)Artist : Geoff Hunt£10 Off!Now : £85.00

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Geoff Hunt

Geoff Hunt is one of the leading marine artists of his generation. After formal art school training, Geoff Hunt worked in marine publishing where he acquired a love of marine history. A member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists since 1989, and a Trustee since 1992, he was responsible for the RSMA's book A Celebration of Marine Art and The Tall Ship in Art. His work hangs in public and private collections around the world. There are 12 of his paintings in the Royal Naval Museum in Portsmouth.

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