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Schooner diableto painting
A pirate ship drama. The gilt plaque reads: “H M Schooner ‘Diableto’ Lieutenant J. B. B. McHardy in a hurricane on 13 September, 1824.” In this dramatic scene, the captured notorious pirate ship encounters a hurricane during its transfer to Jamaica. All is well detailed here in oil on canvas. Minor touch-ins to sky and water. Listed in the Royal; Naval Exhibition of 1891 as painted by Huggins. Other detailed historic information accompanies this piece. From a long time family owned collection here.
23.25″ x 28.25″ including later gilt framing. A superb rendering in oil.