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Admiral Lord Nelson of the Nile.

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Admiral Lord Nelson of the Nile. A rare print after the work 'Painted by M. H. Keymer, Yarmouth, from a Portrait by a Celebrated Artist at Palermo, Portrait Painter to the King. Engraved by Jn.o. Young Engraver to His R.t High.s. the Prince of Wales.

Yarmouth. Publish'd Dec.r 8th. 1800 by M. H. Keymer.

Mezzotint with wash-line mount to the margins. Platemark: 13.25 in x 9.5 in. Half portrait of Admiral Nelson (1758-1805) with a cocked hat after a portrait attributed to M. H. Keymer which itself was after a portrait by Leonard Guzzardi. 

Guzzardi's portrait was in the possession of Sir William Hamilton, who on his arrival in Yarmouth summoned Keymer to make a copy as quickly as possible. 

Within a mid 20th century frame and wash-line mount.

Overall dimensions:16.75 in x 20.5 in.

Item Code: 2102

£ 650

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