An antique English, Georgian period maritime ship portrait of the East Indiaman shown broadside sailing to the left, with other ships and Madras in the background. The East Indiaman was part of the fleet of English East India Company trading ships. Madras was a major British colonial shipping port. Matted and framed.
Robert Dodd (British, 1748-1816). Dodd was a member of the Royal Academy and the Society of Artists (1782-1809). His works are in the collection of Royal Museums Greenwich.
Title: Printed & Engraved by R. Dodd. Portrait of an East Indiaman sailing from Madras / To Robert Preston Esqr MP Deputy Master of the Trinity House. This Plate from the Original Picture in his Possession is respectfully Inscribed by his obliged humble Servt Robt Dodd. Published No. 22 Lifson Green, Nov.r 1797.
George III (1760-1820) | Late 18th century
Width 27 Height 20 inches
Plate: Width 20.75 Height 14 inches
Note: yellowing to paper.