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oil on canvas
H 110.5 x W 158.1 cm
presented by the artist, 1779
Signed and dated: T.Luny 1779. The label reads: May 13 1779. Sir James Wallace, commander of HMS Experiment, with the Pallas, Unicorn, Fortunae and Cabot Brigs attacking the Danae, Valeru, Recluse, three French frigates, and a cutter in Concale Bay. The Danae he brought off; the other three being aground he burnt, amidst a smart fire from the battery of six twelve-pounders and several cannon from the shore. The battery he silenced in half an hour. Luny.