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A three-quarter-length portrait to left wearing rear-admiral's full dress uniform, 1795–1812. The star of the KB is visible on his coat. His dress sword is in his left hand and his right hand rests on a rock. In the left background is the 'Defiance', 74 guns, in action at Copenhagen, 1801, and in the right background a large urn has been included in memory of the sitter's wife. As a lieutenant, Graves served with Phipps's Arctic expedition of 1773.
oil on canvas
H 179 x W 136 cm
National Maritime Museum (Greenwich Hospital Collection)