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George Philip Reinagle: A First rate Man-of-War driven onto a reef of rocks, floundering in a gale - reproduction oil painting
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A First rate Man-of-War driven onto a reef of rocks, floundering in a gale

George Philip Reinagle's 1826 painting A First rate Man-of-War driven onto a reef of rocks, floundering in a gale is a stunning reflection of man's often futile attempts to master the might of the sea.

Painted during an era of British history that saw the public grow ever-more hungry for nautical subjects following the Napoleonic Wars, Reinagle's remarkable imagined reproduction of a ship in peril also signalled the decline of British sea power. Out of all the seemingly endless depictions of naval battles that proliferate the history of art, it is curious to imagine how few artists even witnessed a battle at sea. Reinagle, however, was one of those that did. During his tragically brief life and career he documented various British naval victories which he had witnessed first hand. His deft touch and fine use of colour and shade also ensured he drew popular acclaim as a landscape painter, perfecting his approach to depicting the unruly and unpredictable cycles of the natural elements.

The artist first studied the craft from his father Ramsay Richard Reinagle, a much-lauded portraitist and animal painter who co-founded one of the first panorama displays to rival Robert Barker's original display. In A First rate Man-of-War driven onto a reef of rocks, floundering in a gale, one can find the same dizzying approach to action and staging that earned his father such success. Like the panoramas of Ramsay Richard Reinagle, George Philip Reinagle's ability to forge such an immersive and enrapturing experience in paint is quite remarkable.

George Philip Reinagle's imagined reproduction of a Man-of-War ship at sea certainly derives from intimate personal experience. The artist documented from life the Battle of Navarino in 1827 which has earned a place in naval history as the last large-scale battle to be fought between masted sailing ships. Capturing the decline of that great era in British history, A First rate Man-of-War driven onto a reef of rocks, floundering in a gale is an astounding achievement.

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A First rate Man-of-War driven onto a reef of rocks, floundering in a gale George Philip Reinagle

Item Number: 20133987 show sizes in cm
Painting Price: $284.99
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