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A three-quarter-length portrait to right, in captain's undress uniform (over three years) 1748–1767, and wearing his own hair. Rocks are positioned in the foreground, and he leans with his left forearm against a rock while his right hand is on his sword. Foliage trails down from the rock above the sitter's head. The sea is shown in the background with an action from 1761, depicting Hood recapturing the British ship, 'Warwick', from the French in the Mediterranean.
oil on canvas
H 130.8 x W 105.5 cm
National Maritime Museum (Greenwich Hospital Collection)