Louis Dodd (British, born 1943)
Nelson, in Victory, arriving at St. John's harbour, Antigua, on 12th June 1805, after abortively chasing Admiral Villeneuve's French fleet across the Atlantic; finding the French gone, Nelson dispatches the fast brig Curieux (shown in the foreground) back to England immediately with the news
signed 'Louis Dodd' (lower right)
oil on panel
48.5 x 74cm (19 1/8 x 29 1/8in).