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Commodore Sir Nathaniel Dance


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Commodore Sir Nathaniel Dance

Commodore Sir Nathaniel Dance was the captain of a fleet of British East Indiamen which had defeated a French squadron off the Straits of Malacca on 15 February 1804. This portrait was painted and engraved as a mezzotint by English artist, engraver and publisher John Raphael Smith (1752-1812), engraver to the Prince of Wales.
London published by R. Ackermann, Jan. 1st 1805. o.s: 20 in x 28 in
A good, early and inky mezzotint from a renowned master of this printing technique.
A tear in the title band and a further repaired tear right hand side where the floor meets with a column base. Old crease right hand side just above the admiral's left hand elbow. Within a 19th century carved and parcel-gilded 'Hogarth' frame.


19th Century

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Walpoles is an antiques business that has been established for more than 35 years with an extensive stock which can be divided into three broad themes: "The Army" encompassing colonial furniture and works of art, folk art of the British soldier as well as campaign furniture, pictures and objects of a military theme; "The Navy" covering fine and folk art associated with the British Royal and Merchant Navy fleets as well as fine art and objects that fall under a title of "The China Trade"; and finally there is an established core of furniture, pictures and works of art typical of "The English Country House".

Founded by Graham Walpole, the business first set up in Church Street, in London’s Marylebone, and by the end of the 1980s had moved to Westbourne Grove, from where they dealt until the turn of the last century. In 2004 Walpoles relocated to their home town of Greenwich and joined the British Antiques Dealers Association but now work from 111 Portobello Road. Please be aware that this shop is too small to show all of the stock on the website and that you should make an enquiry before your journey to ensure that the item in question is there for you to see. We are open every day, with the exception of Sundays, between the hours of 10 a.m. & 4 p.m., (Saturday 7.00 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

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