Arrival of a Steam Packet from Boulogne during a Gale, 1846

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John James Chalon is considered more of a landscape artist than a marine painter but is well known for his excellent painting of HMS 'Bellerophon', with Napoleon on board. This painting of the arrival of a steam packet from Boulogne is full of drama.

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Arrival of a Steam Packet from Boulogne during a Gale, 1846




oil on canvas


H 78.7 x W 119.4 cm

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J. J. Chalon 1847


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