HMS 'Resolution' and 'Discovery' in Tahiti
The painting refers to James Cook's voyage to Tahiti in 1778. In the background the island's mountains rise into a clouded sky. The bay stretches into the picture space from the left leaving part of the foreground to the depiction of the shore. In the middle ground to the left HMS 'Resolution' and 'Discovery' are at anchor, dominating the calm waters. Islanders and Europeans can be seen on boats and among the houses and palm trees exchanging goods.
- Image reference: BHC1939
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Presented by Captain A. W. S. Fuller through The Art Fund
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