Artist: Arthur William Devis
The Death of Nelson (West painting) Jump to navigation Jump to search. The Death of Nelson is a painting by the American artist Benjamin West dated 1806. In 1770, West painted The Death of General Wolfe. This was not an accurate representation of the event, but rather an idealisation, and it included people who were not present at the event.
The Death of Lord Nelson, 1805. Off the coast of Spain’s Cape Trafalgar Peninsula, the British Fleet, led by Lord Horatio Nelson, took on a combined French and Spanish force to determine who would be the master of the waves. England’s very existence was at stake for France’s Napoleon Bonaparte was poised to send his powerful army across the English Channel to conquer the island.
Devis also made life sketches of those attending Nelson at his death, and incorporated them into this death scene. In the centre at the back, the ‘Victory’s’ Captain, Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, stands over Nelson, his right hand on the ship’s knee against which Nelson reclines.
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Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Nelson’s death at the Battle of Trafalgar in October 1805 led to an outpouring of commemorative paintings and monuments and Benjamin West saw the event as an opportunity to revive his career, which had been under a cloud. Taking portraits from the life of many officers who had served in the battle,
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Braham – The Death of Nelson. Yes, this is the same key and range as the “low” edition. By a Nation’s tears. Each heart was bounding then. And hearts of oak our men! Nor thought of home or beauty. This day will do his duty! His Ship the Vict’ry nam’d! For Vict’ry crowned the …
Jul 06, 2012 · Famous Patriotic Song About Admiral Lord Nelson – A VERY popular song sung throughout the 19th C.
Horatio, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758-1805) was struck by a musket ball at 1.15 pm on the 21 November 1805 during the Battle of Trafalgar and was taken to the cock-pit of the Victory where he died at 4.30pm.