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The Battle of Trafalgar oil painting in hand made frame
The Battle of Trafalgar oil painting in hand made frame

A specially commissioned oil painting on canvas interpreting "The Battle of Trafalgar" by Clarkson Frederick Stanfield. The painting has been stretched and mounted in a 4" hand made swept frame in a metal leaf finish.

Clarkson Frederick Stanfield, often wrongly referred to as William Clarkson Stanfield, was regarded as the greatest British marine artist of his day. The Battle Of Trafalgar is considered his finest work and depicts the confrontation between the British Royal Navy and the fleets of France and Spain on 21st October 1805 at Cape Trafalgar off the South Western coast of Spain, south of Cadiz.  The ultimate aim in battle was to lock ships together and capture the enemy by boarding. Savage hand to hand fighting took place at Trafalgar on several ships. The crew of the French Redoubtable, living up to the name of their ship, boarded Victory but were annihilated in the brutal struggle on Victory’s top deck. However, a musket shot hit Nelson, knocking him to the deck and breaking his back. The admiral was carried below to the midshipmen’s berth, where he constantly asked after the progress of the battle. Eventually Hardy was able to tell him before he died that the Fleet had taken 15 of the enemy’s ships. Nelson knew he had won.

Original 19th Century tall ship oil painting

Original 19th Century tall ship oil painting

HMS Centurion framed oil painting

HMS Centurion framed oil painting

The Guillaume Tell in action with HMS Penelope

The Guillaume Tell in action with HMS Penelope

The Ball On Shipboard framed oil painting

The Ball On Shipboard framed oil painting

Nelson's First Prize

Nelson's First Prize

The word of God

The word of God

The Sapphire framed oil painting

The Sapphire framed oil painting

Brisk Weather off the Needles, Isle of Wight framed oil painting

Brisk Weather off the Needles, Isle of Wight framed oil painting

Racing In The Solent framed oil painting

Racing In The Solent framed oil painting

Boats on quiet river, original oil painting

Boats on quiet river, original oil painting

A family walk by crashing waves, original framed oil painting

A family walk by crashing waves, original framed oil painting

Early morning stroll on a pebble beach, original painting by British artist Roger Hann

Early morning stroll on a pebble beach, original painting by British artist Roger Hann

Boats returning at sunset, original painting by British artist Roger Hann

Boats returning at sunset, original painting by British artist Roger Hann

Families Heading Home From The Beach, original painting by British artist Roger Hann

Families Heading Home From The Beach, original painting by British artist Roger Hann

A stroll after lunch to enjoy the crashing waves, original framed oil painting

A stroll after lunch to enjoy the crashing waves, original framed oil painting

Seaweed Collectors

Seaweed Collectors

Shipyard at Dumbarton

Shipyard at Dumbarton

The Fishermen

The Fishermen

Coastal view framed oil painting

Coastal view framed oil painting

Fishing boats at dawn

Fishing boats at dawn

A Dutch harbour scene, framed oil painting

A Dutch harbour scene, framed oil painting

Four fishing vessels aground on drying-out sandbank

Four fishing vessels aground on drying-out sandbank

Sailing ship in Strong wind, framed oil painting

Sailing ship in Strong wind, framed oil painting

Ships, framed oil painting

Ships, framed oil painting

Marine and Beach paintings

"Though inland far we be, Our souls have sight of that immortal sea, Which brought us hither, Can in a moment travel thither, And see the children sport upon the shore, And hear the mighty waters rolling evermore.” – Intimations of Immortality, William Wordsworth. Our Marine paintings and Beach paintings are completely done by hand, either as exact replicas or interpretations of existing artworks.

Wide range of marine and beach paintings for immediate delivery

We have a wide range of Marine and Beach Paintings in stock in a variety of styles, however should there be nothing to suit your taste we have access to the National Maritime Museum Collection, and are able to commission paintings to your exact size and specification.

All our work is carried out by artists with whom we have strong connections.

All paintings from stock are supplied framed, and we offer this option at no extra cost on commissioned work.

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