Portrait of Commodore Sir Nathaniel Dance

Commodore Sir Nathaniel Dance was the captain of a fleet of British East Indiamen which had defeated a French squadron off the Straits of Malacca on 15 February 1804. This portrait was painted and engraved as a mezzotint by English artist, engraver and publisherJohn Raphael Smith (1752-1812), engraver to the Prince of Wales. Smith was renown for his mastery of mezzotint printing.

Artist Name
John Raphael Smith
Date/Period
1805
Region
London
Dimension
Image size: 85.0 x 57.0 cm
Accession No.
2017-00049
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Prints