image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Le Naufrage (The Shipwreck)

Comments? Do please tell us: [email protected]

From the Collection

Description

A ship wrecked against rocks, with survivors in a rowing boat in the foreground and on rocks to left, one in the sea swimming towards them; a natural rock arch behind them and other vessels and a distant shore in the background; after Vernet. 1805. Colour mezzotint with additional hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Publisher - Jacques Louis Bance (Bance aîné); Print maker - William Dickinson
Inscription: Lettered below the image with the title and 'Gravé par Dickinson d'après le Tableau peint par J;; Vernet; faisant partie du Muséum de Napol3on 1er. Empereur des Français. // Publié le 25 Mai 1805. // Dep.é à la Bibl.e Imp.le. // à Paris chez Bance, M.d d'Estampes, rue St. Denis.'
For full details please visit the collection website

Image Licence

Image Credit

image © Trustees of the British Museum

From the Watercolour World

Location

France

Country

Medium