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JOHN THOMAS SERRES (1759-1825)

1759 to 1825, England

“The Battle of Trafalgar”

Oil on canvas

Signed and dated 1824, inscribed on label on reverse

76.20 x 106.70 cm    30.00 x 42.01 inches

Overall Framed Size
93.00 x 124.00 cm    36.61 x 48.82 inches

Exhibitions
British Institution 1825 No. 207
Literature
John Thomas Serres: The Tireless Enterprise of a Marine Artist – Alan Russet

“The Battle of Trafalgar”

“About 3 o’clock p.m., many of the Enemy’s ships, having struck their colours, their line gave way. Admiral Gravina, with 10 ships, joining their frigate to leeward, stood towards Cadiz. The five headmost of their van tacked, and, standing to the southward, to the windward of the British line, were engaged and the sternmost taken; the others w...
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