Battle Of Quiberon Bay in the style of Nicholas Pocock


This painting, in the style of Nicholas Pocock, depicts the Battle of Quiberon Bay in 1759. A significant naval battle during the Seven Years' War.

An English artist renowned for his detailed paintings of naval conflicts. This piece captures the intense confrontation that resulted in the destruction of the French fleet after it broke out of a five-month English blockade at Brest.

The painting illustrates Admiral Sir Edward Hawke's flagship 'Royal George' at the centre left, distinguished by his blue admiral's flag at the mainmast. To the right, the French flagship 'Soleil Royal', commanded by Admiral Hubert de Conflans, also engaged in battle. Portraying the relentless pursuit by Hawke and his fleet, despite dangerous seas, as they forced the French fleet into Quiberon Bay, leading to their ultimate defeat.

Pocock's painting vividly brings to life the drama of this historic naval battle. Showing the boldness of Hawke's tactics and the ferocity of the conflict. The work's intricate details, along with its accurate portrayal of naval ships, highlight Pocock's expertise in maritime art. Through this painting, the Battle of Quiberon Bay is immortalised. Thus, serving as a visual testament to a pivotal moment in British naval history.

  • Oil on Canvas.
  • Battle Of Quiberon Bay in the style of Nicholas Pocock.
  • Bespoke Handmade Frame.

Width: 140 cm  |  Depth: 7.5 cm  |  Height: 107 cm

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