The death of Nelson, 21 October 1805 by Arthur William Devis

The death of Nelson, 21 October 1805

Arthur William Devis

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The death of Nelson, 21 October 1805

The scene in the cockpit on the 'Victory', 100 guns, as Nelson lay dying during the Battle of Trafalgar. Nelson reclines full-length facing to the left, covered by a sheet, leaving only his head, left shoulder and arm visible, with his uniform coat discarded at his feet. His portrait was painted from a posthumous sketch of the body that Devis made aboard the 'Victory' on its return to England in December 1805. Devis also made life sketches of those attending Nelson at his death, and incorporated them into this death scene.
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  • Image reference: BHC2894

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