Captain James Cook (1728-1779
Captain James Cook (1728-1779

ENGLISH SCHOOL (19th Century )

Captain James Cook (1728-1779

1800 to 1900 United Kingdom

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Standing three-quarter length holding a telescope in one hand and a tricorn hat in the other
oil
in Hogarth frame

This oils appears to be a variant of John Webber's portrait of Cook painted in 1776, which is in the National Portrait Gallery of Australia

Cook was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. Cook made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, during which he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands, and the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand.
Dimensions
Height 24.50 cm (9.65 inches)
Stock Code
4187
Medium
oil
Ellison Fine Art

Ellison Fine Art
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