CRÉPIN, Louis Philippe
(b. 1772, Paris, d. 1851, Paris)

A Boarding Scene

Oil on canvas, 147 x 114 cm
Private collection

This painting probably depicts a boarding scene between the French boat "Bayonnaise" and the English boat "Embuscade" in the battle that took place on 14 December 1798. It was one of the fiercest episodes of the Franco-British war.

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