Francis Sartorius (British, 1734-1804)
H.M. ships Arrow and Acheron engaging two large French frigates, Hortense and Incorruptible off Cape Caxine, Algeria, 4th-5th February 1805; and the sinking of the Arrow at the end of the action
a pair, both signed 'F. Sartorius', one indistinctly dated 180?, the other dated /0? (lower right)
oil on canvas
each 44.4 x 71.2cm (17 1/2 x 28 1/16in).