Nelson & His World

Discussion on the life and times of Admiral Lord Nelson
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 Post subject: Last portrait of Nelson
PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:50 am 
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Last portrait of Nelson (Merton, Sept 1805) to be auctioned at Sotheby's: http://tinyurl.com/pg9fwc3

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 Post subject: Re: Last portrait of Nelson
PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:21 am 
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Many thanks for posting the info about this portrait, Jacqui.

I was very struck by its similarity to the work of Simon de Koster - the first of the four portraits shown in the link.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings ... ideshow#/0

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 Post subject: Re: Last portrait of Nelson
PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2013 6:47 pm 
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I really like that portrait, it's one of the more 'human' ones of him. I love the vivid blue of his eye.

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